The management of the Nigeria Premier League (NPL) has announced Tuesday, October 2 as date for its 2012 Annual Congress.

Announcing the schedule of Pre-season activities in a correspondence signed by the Competition Officer, Gbenga Afolabi, on behalf of the Executive Secretary, Tunji Babalola, and sent to the Chairmen/General Managers of all the Premier League Clubs, the NPL management also stated that the Open Draws for the 2012/2013 Nigeria Premier League (NPL) season will be held same day.

He admitted that the calendar of the Nigerian League was by far, behind other reputable leagues in the world, hence, the need to commence preparations for the new season as early as possible so as to catch up with other high profile leagues.

Delegates for the Annual Congress are expected to arrive on Monday, October 1, 2012 while the departure date is Wednesday, October 3, 2012. The venue of the programme will be communicated to all stakeholders in due course.

Meanwhile, the management of the NPL has expressed its profound gratitude to all Premier League clubs for their cooperation and support towards the success of the just concluded season on Friday, September 7, 2012.

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