2022/23 NPFL regular season to end on May 14



The 2022/23 regular season of the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) will be concluded on May 14 following the release of comprehensive fixtures for the season by the by the Interim Management Committee (IMC).

According to the fixtures made available by the IMC, schedule of matches’ shows that clubs in groups A & B will play a combined total of 180 matches of 90 matches in each group over 18 Match Days, starting from January 8, 2023.

The comprehensive fixtures which has been mailed to all the participating clubs will see the clubs reaching a mid-season on February 18 and resuming on March 25.

This schedule allows for the period of National and State Elections that will hold across the country from February 25 to March 18.

The season’s fixture also provided for three midweek games on Match Day 2. 5 and 11 which took care of the long mid-season break for the elections.

However, the IMC added a caveat providing for fixture changes when necessary to accommodate Club Licensing decisions, television broadcast schedules and CAF Inter-club fixtures.

A playoff will be used to decide the champions.

Dates for the Super Six play-off will be determined by the IMC at an appropriate time.




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