NPFL goes on three-week break for general election
The Nigeria Premier Football League will take a three-week break following this weekend's matchday nine matches.
After a busy first half of the season, the move will give the players and officials the chance to take a well-earned break.
The general election is scheduled for February 25 and March 11, 2023.
The second stanza of the abridged league will commence on March 18.
Matchday: nine matches will be played across ten different centers on Saturday and Sunday.
The 2022–23 NPFL season will end in May.
NPFL Board deploys secret assessors to monitor referees, clubs
In order to keep an eye on the actions of clubs and referees during the 2023–24 Nigeria Premier Football League season, secret observers will be stationed at match locations.The program was unveiled by Davidson Owumi, the NPFL's chief operating officer, as part of the league body's initiatives to enhance officiating.The action will assist in reducing the poor officiating in the Nigerian top flight.Additionally, it would guarantee that referees no longer perform thei...
NRA plans to introduce VAR in NPFL
The introduction of Video Assistant Referee (VAR) in the 2023–24 Nigeria Professional Football League season has been announced by the Nigeria Referees Association.During a conversation with the media, Sanni Zubair, the NRA's president, revealed this.According to Zubair, the implementation of VAR would improve the performance of referees during games.He continued by saying that the association is closely cooperating with the NPFL broadcast partner to reach the objec...
NPFL board increases referees allowance for new season
The Nigeria Professional Football League board has approved an increase in the payment of referees for the 2023–24 season.An increment of 30% has been made with the support of the league’s strategic partners, GTI Assets Management.The Chairman of the NPFL, Gbenga Elegbeleye, said the increment was based on the general increase in the cost of transportation all over the country.“We are not unaware of the impact of the fuel subsidy removal on transportation.“Increasin...
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