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The Nationwide League One (NLO) Chief Operating Officer, Olushola Ogunnowo, has confirmed that the 2019/20 Nationwide League will be held amidst the coronavirus pandemic.

Ogunnowo said further that there are different format that can be approached to achieve the aim of setting up the league.

He added that plan and project has been set and forwarded to the football governing body in Nigeria

“The League will surely be played this year, NLO will go on this year. There are many format to play the League but set aim might not be met. Certainly, we will achieve 80% of why the league is set up if will play it this year,” the astute football administrator told FUBF.

“Our strategy is very simple we will be looking at doing a zonal league for Division One, Division Two and Division Three because the Nigeria Football Federation has given us a standing instruction that once the league resume it must end in 8 weeks.

“We’ve already set out our project & plan is in place, the board has met and a decision has been taken & forwarded to NFF. We’re only waiting for the Nigerian Government to give us go-ahead to start.

“The clubs will be given a minimum of 3 to 4 weeks to prepare for the main event.

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