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NNL set to get underway, kicks off January 30th

The second tier Nigerian professional league, Nigeria National League is set to commence its 2020/21 campaign January 30th following a meeting by the stakeholders held in Ebonyi.

The league will feature 46 teams in two different zones of two groups. The Northern Conference contains Groups A1 and A2, while the Southern Conference contains Groups B1 and B2. Here are the teams in full;

A1: Elkanemi FC, EFCC FC, NAF FC, Oyah Sports FC, Rarara FC, Sokoto United FC, Aklosendi International FC, Gombe United FC, Green Berets FC, Mighty Jets FC, and FC Taraba.

A2: Niger Tornadoes, Road Safety FC, DMD FC, Malumfashi FC, Kebbi United FC, Yobe Desert Stars FC, Zamfara United FC, Kogi United FC, ABS FC, and Real Stars FC.

B1: Go Round FC, Stores FC, 3SC, Dynamite FC, Delta Force FC, Nilayo FC, Nnewi United FC, Vandrezzer FC, Ekiti United FC, Rovers FC, Giant Brillars FC, and Akajobi FC.

B2: Bendel Insurance, Joy Cometh FC, Crown FC, J. Atete FC, Apex Krane FC, Remo Stars FC, Ibom Youth FC, FC One Rocket, Godosky FC, Bayelsa United FC, Abia Comets, Jossy FC, and Gateway FC.

The top ranked team in each of the groups will gain promotion to compete in the NPFL come the 2021/22 season.

 

Salahudeen Sulayman

Sulayman is a sports enthusiast and budding Sports writer. You can reach him on Twitter @Sulayman_Salah

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