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LMC EXPANDS SUPER 4 CHAMPIONSHIP

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The League Management Company of Nigeria,the body responsible for organising the Nigeria Premier League has expanded the Super 4 tournament.

The tournament usually meant to prepare Nigeria teams participating in continental championship will now be played in two cities namely Kaduna and Porthacourt.

The first round of the NPFL Super 4 will hold in Kaduna from January 20-24 while the second round will be played in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State from February 1-5.

According to an LMC statement made available to owngoalnigeria.com The rationale for the two rounds of NPFL Super 4 is to get our clubs that will be playing on the continent to play at least six competitive games from the two tournaments to sufficiently prime them to reasonable match fitness.

Meanwhile the 2015/2016 Glo premier league season is now officially set to begin in February precisely on the 21st and scheduled to end on the 2nd of October.

On the implementation of the club licensing requirements, the LMC said that all clubs have been given a cut-off date of February 10 to ensure the settlement of any overdue payments to players and coaches arising from the 2014/15 season and or provide an acceptable financial guarantee instruments to secure the payments as well as tentative payment plan from the clubs proprietors.