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The National League has stated that they will start a new season in October

Chairman of the Nigeria National League, Chief Emeka Inyama has disclosed that the new season for the lower league will start October 27th.

Inyama noted that everything has been put in place for the League to start on that date.
"We are set to start the League on October 27th and I can say that we are ready to commence another season on that day.

"The clubs are ready and on our part everything is working right for us. We have done everything we need to do and Nigerians will see an improvement on the National League.
"Last season, we just gave them a slice of what they should expect and this season, there is going to be an improvement.

"I want to say that we have two sponsors that has decided to do business with us and we are going to unveil the companies in the next two weeks.

"That is why I have said that this new season will be a great improvement on what Nigerians saw last season. All things being equal, it is a new dawn for the Nigeria National League," Inyama said.

Bayelsa United, Nembe City, El-Kanemi and Nasarawa United gained promotion to the Premier League from the National League last season.