The commencement date for the 2023-24 Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) season is reportedly set for Saturday, September 30.
The NPFL board communicated the new date to all 20 clubs in a leaked official memo signed by Chief Operating Officer Davidson Owumi.
It was declared that all the clubs will share the sum of N200 million as a take-off grant.
The prize money was also reviewed to N150 million after due deliberation by the league body's chairman and its strategic partners.
Dramatic NPFL - Leaked Document:
The NPFL Board communication to the clubs confirming the kickoff date of the 2023/24 season.
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Meanwhile, Rivers United FC and Bendel Insurance FC will not play at the weekend due to their continental engagements in the CAF Confederation Cup.
Matchday One Fixtures
Bayelsa United Vs Akwa United
Shooting Stars Vs Plateau United
Abia Warriors Vs Niger Tornadoes
Enyimba Int’l Vs Bendel Insurance
Rivers United Vs Remo Stars
Katsina United Vs Kwara United
Sunshine Stars Vs Kano Pillars
Heartland Vs Lobi Stars
Sporting Lagos Vs Gombe United
Rangers United Vs Doma United