Players’ Union Drags NPL To Court

National Association of Nigerian Footballers on Thursday evening filed a suit before  an Abuja High Court against the Nigeria Premier League. The body is  praying the court retrained NPL flagging off the league billed kick off on March,9.

The Harrison Jalla led NANF in the suit prayed the court take into account the of the harm that may come upon the league IF  the Interim Management Committee, IMC is allowed the league as planned.

According to court documents filed against NPL, NANF is urging the court to restrain the Nduka Irabor led IMC going ahead with the March, 9 kick off date. The group asked the court to take into cognizance  fact that that the body is a stakeholder and deserves the listening ears of the court.

The union challenged the change of nomenclature of the league the Nigeria Premier League to Nigeria Professioanl Football League by the Interim Management Committee.

The court is to fix a date commencement of  the matter .


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