NNL is the league to watch says NFF scribe, Sanusi

…As Nasarawa Gov, Deputy other top govt officials witness league opener

By Ifeanyi Eduzor
NFF General Secretary, Mohammed Sanusi has described the Nigerian National League ( NNL) as the league to watch noting that it’s standard is comparable to the Premier League both in quality of play and organisation.
He stated this Saturday during the 2023/2024 league opener of the second tier league which took place at the Lafia City Stadium, Nasarawa State.
According to him, the NNL boasts of talented players who can hold their own anywhere and the quality of football artistry displayed by the players is an indication that the league cannot be ignored even as he commended the George Aluo led board for their vision in turning the fortune of the most important league in the country around in a very short time of coming on board
“I’m highly impressed with what I saw here today in the league opener between Nasarawa United and Zamfara United. Both teams have quality players and their style of play is commendable.
” It’s an indication that the league has come of age and the quality is comparable to the Premier League and I urge the present board of the NNL to maintain the momentum”, he stressed.
Meanwhile, it was a very colourful opener watched by the Governor of Nasarawa State, Abudullahi Sule, his Deputy, Dr. Emmanuel Akabe, former Governor of the state Umaru Tanko Al- Makura and other top government officials.
Both teams not only entertained the thousands of football fans that trooped out to the stadium to watch the match but gave a good account of themselves showing what to expect as the league finally progresses.

Nasarawa managed to run away with a deserved 1-0 victory.

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