The Nigeria National has fixed Friday 30th of April 2021 as the resumption date for the remainder of matches in the season.
Matches will also hold on Saturday 1st and Sunday 2nd of May, 2021 in the abridged divisions of the Northern and southern Conferences.
The decision to extend the resumption date by ten(10) days from the earlier fixed date of Friday 23rd April was to enable the Disciplinary Committee of the Nigeria Football Federation(Which met on Wednesday 21st April,2021) to attend to pending cases in the league.
2. The Rescheduled match day 11 between Gombe Utd and Oyah Sports Int’l FC in group A1 of the Northern Conference will now hold on Tuesday 26th April,2021 at the Pantami Int’l Stadium,Gombe.
This is following the Decision of the NFF Disciplinary Committee that upheld the earlier summary jurisdiction of the NNL.
3. Osun United will go back to their home ground the Oshogbo Township Stadium for the remainder of their games.
4. The NNL insists that FC Taraba will play their home matches at the Aper Aku stadium Makurdi,Benue state,under strict closed doorsand Covid-19 Protocols.
5.The Management of FC Taraba shall pay the medical expenses of the injured match officials assaulted during their match with El-Kanemi Warriors of Maiduguri in Jalingo in match day eleven(11).
6.That FC Taraba shall replace lost items by the match officials in the process of assault among others.
Meanwhile,the Nigeria National League (NNL) has affirmed its resolve to continue to promote and create needed standard for the good of the League.
Rising from a crucial meeting at its Secretariat in Wuse Zone 7, Abuja Thursday the NNL took steps to further encourage all clubs to take advantage of the MEDIA BROADCAST clause enshrined in its rule books.
In a six (6) point item, the NNL reminded its 46 clubs in the North and South Conferences to note that:
1.Subject to Rights and approval by NNL and that of the League broadcast Owner(s),clubs are entitled to negotiate local radio broadcast rights for additional revenue generation as well as create awareness for their activities.
2. Clubs have the right to broadcast (Cover) their matches home and away and this must not stop the prosecution of any NNL match.
3. That Clubs are permitted to beam their games home and away with any amount of equipment (Cameras) that they can afford unrestricted and unhindered.
4.The penalty for any club refusing or stopping the process of broadcasting (Live streaming) of matches either home or away is N500,000.00 (Five hundred Thousand Naira Only).
5. For the League the NNL has the exclusive right to negotiate and or enter into commercial deals,Broadcasting contracts,Tv/Radio Contracts, Title Sponsorships etc.
6. The League‘s broadcast Right owners have exclusive and unencumbered access to all the League venues.