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According communique released after the AGA, the NFF approved the change of name of the country’s top flight league from Nigeria Professional Football League, NPFL, to the Nigeria Premier Football League, NPL.
The Nigeria Football Federation, NFF, has approved the change of name for the country’s premier football league.
The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the decision to change the name was ratified at the 79th NFF Annual General Assembly, AGA, in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State on Sunday.
It will be recalled that the NFF had earlier informed the NPL board that only the NFF Congress had the power to change the name, when the newly inaugurated NPL board launched a new logo and new name for the league.
Nigeria’s FIFA council member and Member of the CAF Executive Committee, Amaju Pinnick, urged all members of the NFF General Assembly to support the President, Gusau, in his quest to move Nigeria football forward.
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