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LMC Adjusts League Fixtures

Posted: May 5, 2015 at 2:20 am   /   by   /   comments (0)


Following the release of draws for the Federation Cup Round of 64 and subsequent dates for other stages of the competition, some fixtures of the Glo Premier League has been adjusted and dates announced for outstanding fixtures involving the teams that played on the continent.

Salihu Abubakar, Chief Operating Officer of the League Management Company (LMC) announced the minor adjustments and explained that the adjustments are inevitable as the league dates have already been fixed before the Federation Cup draws were held.  “NFF programs always take precedence over other football programs and it is in deference to this code that the LMC has adjusted it’s league schedules”, added Abubakar.

Postponed Match Day 3 fixtures involving Shooting Stars and Kano Pillars in Ibadan have been slated for Wednesday, May 6 while Dolphins and Warri Wolves will play on Thursday, May 7 in Port Harcourt.are still involved in CAF Confederations Cup and have arrears of three games in the league, one of which comes up Thursday, May 7 against Dolphins FC in Port Harcourt.

No changes have been made to the Match Day 8 fixtures which would still hold on Sunday, May 10 but the Match Day 9 fixtures have been rescheduled for Wednesday, May 17 while Match Day 10 fixtures are to be played on Sunday, May 20. Kick-off time for all games is 4pm.

The LMC warned that there may be need for further adjustments in view of Warri Wolves involvement on the continental and assured that all such changes would be made as the need arises and communicated accordingly.