Gateway FC and Malumfåshi FC has loose their Status as a professional team with the NNL.
This according to the Chief Operating Officer of the League Dr Ayo Abdulraham is in line with article 3.5 01 of the NNL rule book.
The Scribe said the Board of the Nigeria National League noted with huge concern the inability of the teams to meet their financial obligations to the NNL, and fulfill other club licensing conditions for the 2023/2024 league season.
” This was after our several waiver Via our circulars on the subject on conditions participation”
The Scribe said the compulsory payment of registration was agreed upon at the NNL Annual General Meeting held in Jos, Plateau State.
This he said is in accordance with circulars 265, 267, 270 on conditions for participation, and the NNL rule book as cardinal pre requisite for participation in the Nigeria National League.
“Regrettably, after the expiration of the official grace period, and subsequent telephone reminders Malumfashi FC of Katsina and Gateway Utd FC of Ogun State have failed to comply with registration requirements, which indicate their Inability to participate after league has commenced.
In view of the foregoing and in line with the provisions of the NNL rule book articles 2.1. the Ieague body hereby invokes its articles on
Gateway Utd FC and Malumfashi FC from participating in the League”.
He said that they however have the right to appeal to the Disciplinary Committee of the Nigeria Football Federation within 48 hours on receipt of the letter.