The Sani Abacha Stadium, Kano, will host the 2022/23 season’s Nigerian National League (NNL) relegation playoff from August 6 to 10.
Speaking on the competition yesterday, NNL Chairman, George Aluo, commended Kano State Governor, Abba Yusuf, for accepting to host the event, describing the gesture as a huge boost for the development of the national league, which remains the main foundation of Nigerian football.
According to the NNL boss, the governor by his gesture has demonstrated his passion for the growth of Nigerian football and sports in general.
“We, the board of the NNL, want to thank the governor and good people of Kano State for accepting to host the 2023 NNL playoff in Kano. We are delighted to receive the huge support of the Kano State government in moving Nigerian football forward and we appreciate your support,” he said.
Eight clubs will be involved in the relegation playoffs, which will determine the four teams that would remain in the NNL and the four to be relegated to the Nationwide League.
The eight clubs involved in the playoff are ABS FC (Ilorin), Sokoto United FC (Sokoto), FWC Champions FC (Abuja), Adamawa United FC (Yola), Hensard FC (Yenagoa), Ikorodu United (Lagos), Smart City FC (Lagos), and Edel FC (Awka).