The Nigeria Football Federation, NFF has announced the cancellation of the 2019/2020 Nigeria Professional Football League, NPFL and the family National League, NNL season following the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic.
This means there will be no winner, promotion or relegation of clubs this year. Instead, the NFF has adopted Point Per Game for the final top 3 teams that will represent the country in the CAF Champions League and the CAF Confederation Cup.
Nigeria’s new season is now fixed to tentatively commence in September or October of this year.
Some leagues across the world have also been cancelled by their respective federations including in France, Holland and Belgium among others.