The recent announcement that Delta Force will now be known and addressed as Kwara United has not been recognized by the League Management Company (LMC) who run the Nigerian League.

The LMC in a statement made available to the media on Friday wrote that they had just “received a notification from Delta Force FC for endorsement and approval, of transfer of ownership of the club to Kwara United pursuant to the NPFL Framework and Regulations.”

The statement continued that the LMC is in possession of an application from Kwara Utd FC for Change of venue and name of Delta Force FC.

The LMC says it is currently reviewing the application to “ensure the minimum relevant rules, regulations and procedure for acquisition, change of ownership and name in the NPFL Framework and Rules are complied with.”

The review, according to the press statement would “also evaluate the validly of the reasons advanced by Delta Force FC in relinquishing the ownership of the club to ascertain that it serves the overall interest of the League and to ensure that the rights and privileges of the players and technical personnel of the clubs are protected.”

“As it stands and pending the conclusion of this process, Delta Force FC remains the name on NPFL official fixtures and the Stephen Keshi Stadium in Asaba remains the registered home ground,” The message from the League Management Company read

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