Nigeria Football Federation president, Ibrahim Musa Gusau has extended the tenure of the Interim Management Committee of the Nigeria Premier Football League (NPFL) till the end of the 2022/2023 League Season. Gusau stated that the decision the elongate the IMC tenure was to allow the team to concentrate fully on the organization and management of the ongoing NPFL season, which is only heading to its Matchday 3 this weekend. The IMC headed by Hon. Gbenga Elegbeleye, inaugurated on 21st October 2022 with an initial mandate of three months, and a slew of terms of reference aimed at engendering a new life generally for Nigeria’s elite division. Gusau said he was impressed with the work the IMC has done and assured it of NFF’s support in turning around Nigeria’s domestic League for the better, including fostering a viable football economy.
Due to time factor, the IMC opted for an abridged format for the 2022/2023 NPFL Season, with 10 Clubs in Group A and 10 Clubs in Group B. The current season is scheduled to end in May.

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