The League Administration Committee (LMC) has suspended the Nigeria Skilled Soccer League (NPFL) till additional discover over the outbreak of the COVID-19.
In an announcement on Wednesday, the LMC mentioned the transfer is according to world preventive measures in opposition to the pandemic.
“Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) has been suspended till further notice in line with global health preventive protocol against the Coronavirus Disease (COVID 19),” the assertion learn.
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It added: “In suspending remaining league matches, the League Management Company (LMC) said it would review the decision after consulting the nation’s health authorities, namely, the Federal Ministry of Health and the National Centre for Disease Control (NCDC).”
Matchday 25 video games had been concluded on Wednesday earlier than the suspension.
The Nigeria Soccer Federation (NFF) had earlier suspended all soccer actions within the nation for 4 week because of the outbreak of the illness.
Earlier on Wednesday, Nigeria confirmed 5 new instances of the novel coronavirus with the nation introducing journey restrictions to some nations.