NLO’s New Season Kicks Off March 2018

NLO’s New Season Kicks Off March 2018


The Nationwide League One has fix March next year for the kickoff of the 2018 football season.

According communiqué issued after the NLO congress on Saturday and signed by Chairman, Drafting committee, Yahaya Mohammad and Secretary, Olushola Ogunnowo in Kastina, the football body commended the Nigeria Football Federation over the successful qualification of the Super Eagles to the next World Cup in Russia 2018.

The body also passed a vote of confidence on the board of the Nationwide League One led by Alh. Mohammed Alkali and the Secretariat headed by Olushola Ogunnowo.

Part of the communique reads: “The Congress endorsed that the 2018 NLO Football season should kickoff by March 2018. “The congress also endorsed to review NLO rules and regulation and a five (5) man committee representing all the divisions and having the board director to serve as Chairman and the COO to serve as the Secretary.

The following names were nominated: Mr. Bayo Olanlege, DIV One Clubs, Mr. Yahaya Mohammed (DIV Two Clubs), Mr. Sule Abdullahi (DIV Three Clubs), Mr. Aliyu Kassim (Committee Chairman) and Mr. Olushola Ogunnowo (Committee Secretary). “The Congress approved that the the Zonal Coordinators should make effort to organize pre-seasons Tournament for clubs in there zones,” the communique however reads.

Giodano Football Club, FC, Kano State has emerged winners at the finals of the just concluded Super 8 tournament organized by the Nationwide League One. Giodano FC, Kano thrashed their counterpart from Nassarawa State, Aklosendi International Football Club, Lafia, by Two goals to One, 2–1.

Packaged by Lanre Olabisi