17 Club Owners in the Nigeria Professional Football has agreed via electronic voting to end the 2019/20 league season due to Covid-19 pandemic.
2016 Champion, Enugu Rangers voted for the Super Six playoff option out of the four options given by the NFF to decide the three Clubs to represent the country in the CAF Champions League and CAF confederation Cup.
While Akwa United was absent from the voting procedures, Mike Idoko of Lobi Stars voted absent by using option C.
According to the Chairman of Club Owners’ Association of Nigeria and the Chairman of Nasarawa United, Issac Danladi, the decision of the Club Owners is still subject to NFF’s final confirmation.
He further said the there is no specific date for next season to commence, “too early” to fix a definitive date for the kick-off of next season.
Meanwhile the Minister of Youth and Sports Ministry, Sunday Dare said a virtual meeting was held with NFF this afternoon over the NPFL 2019/2020 season and other pertinent matters.
The Sports Minister also said a final decision will be reached shortly in the interest of all stakeholders, football development and health safety.