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Nigeria women league to begin on February 20

14 January 2016, 15:17

Abuja - The Secretariat of the Nigeria Women Football League (NWFL) on Thursday in Abuja said it has fixed February 20 as the commencement date for the 2015/2016 Premier League.

A press release signed by Emmanuel Adesanya, the League’s Secretary, indicated that the Women Professional League would begin a week after the Women Premier League Feb. 27.

“Collection of registration materials is already on and will end on January 31, with the returning of all registration materials slated for February 12,’’ the league organising body said in the press release.

Also read: National Women’s League gets new secretary

The release quoted Adesanya as saying the inspection of the various stadia to be used by clubs would hold between February 13 and 17.

It said the Premier League was expected to be concluded on August 27, while the Super Four competition would hold on September 24.

Adesanya also announced that 14 clubs would take part in the Premier League, while 13 clubs were eligible to participate in the 2015/2016 professional league season.

“All clubs have also been directed to offset their liabilities for the last season before effecting registration for the new season,’’ the press release further quoted him as saying.


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