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NPFL Youth League Kicks Off February 1st

Youth teams of the Nigeria Premier Football League (NPFL) would be arriving their designated centres for the zonal qualifiers from Tuesday, January 30th ahead of the February 1st kick off.

Chairman of the NPFL Youth League Committee, Emeka Inyama, disclosed that the start of the tournament will be preceded by the screening exercise on January 31 to ensure proper documentation of players.

NPFL Youth League Kicks Off February 1st

He commended the Chairman of the NPFL, Hon. Gbenga Elegbeleye and the Board members for the foresight in setting up Youth League and the support to his committee’s work.

“I can tell you that we are all set for the start of the Youth League season and are looking forward to a very healthy competition,” Inyama added.

“It must be reiterated that participation is compulsory for all 20 NPFL Clubs as there would serious consequences for any club that fails to be part of this.”

The 20 NPFL Clubs have been zoned on regional basis for preliminary qualifying matches in five centres. The centres are Nasarawa State for clubs in North Central, Kaduna State will host clubs from the North-West and North-East.

Ekiti State is the centre for South-West clubs, while Enugu State is host to South-East clubs and Port Harcourt for South-South clubs.

According to fixtures sighted by NPFL Media, matches at each centre will commence at 8am and concluded at noon.

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