The
board of the Nigeria Premier League (NPL) has accepted the December 1, 2012
date recommended by its Secretariat for the commencement of the 2012/2013
league season.
Acting
Executive Secretary of the NPL, Tunji Babalola who disclosed this in a press
statement after the board’s meeting on Friday also said that the board would
recommend the proposed kick off date to the Congress for approval.
Babalola
confirmed the November 17, 2012 date for the Annual Congress of the NPL with
the Park View Hotel and suites in Wuse 1, Abuja, still the tentative venue for
the Congress.
The
league board expressed appreciation to all its partners including PZ, IGI,
Lucozade Sports for their support and looks forward to better partnership in
the coming season. The board, particularly, thanked Total Promotions Nigeria
Ltd, its major partner, for its prompt assistance at critical times thereby
ensuring the continuity of the NPL.
The
board reiterated its commitment to the terms of agreement with Total Promotions
Nigeria Limited.
Babalola
urged the various clubs in the Premier League to ensure adequate preparations
ahead of the new season and advised them to pay attention to the details and
requirements of registration formalities already sent to the clubs.

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