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February 21 Is Kick Off Date For New NPFL season

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The League Management Company (LMC), has announced that the 2015/2016 season of the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL), will commence February 21,2016.

According to the LMC, the date was agreed on, after consultations with participating clubs and proposed fixtures of the Federation Cup.

“The League Management Company (LMC) on Tuesday announced a start date of February 21 for the regular season which will end on October 2,” a statement said.

“A comprehensive calendar of activities for the 2015/16 Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) season providing two rounds of Super 4 tournaments.

“We have following various consultations been properly guided to streamline the activities of the NPFL, the NFF Federations Cup as well as CAF competition dates.”

It further explained that “provision has been made for the NFF Club Licensing compliance and cut-off dates inserted to ensure compliance by clubs as required by CAF”.

Enyimba are the current league champions, after clinching it for a record seventh time last season.

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