Organisers of the the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL), League Management Company (LMC), on Monday chose November 3 as date for start of the 2019/2020 season.
Concise News reports that the LMC, which had earlier announced September 22 as kick-off date, chose the new date on a day it conducted the draw for the league in Abuja, Nigeria’s capital.
According to the organisers, led by Shehu Dikko, the NPFL reverts to its original format of 20-team league, as the new season has been planned to run from November 3 to May 30.
THE NPFL 2019/2020 MATCHDAY 1 FIXTURES
Wikki Tourists vs Jigawa Stars
Plateau United vs Lobi Stars
Delta Force vs Akwa Starlets
Kano Pillars vs Rivers United
Heartland FC vs MFM FC
FC IfeanyiUbah vs Adamawa United
Rangers International vs Sunshine Stars
Warri Wolves vs Akwa United
Abia Warriors vs Katsina United
Enyimba International vs Nasarawa United