Northern Conference Group A2 campaigners, Zamfara United Football Club of Gusau, Zamfara State have been mandated by the Nigeria National League (NNL) to without failure ensure they honour the week one match with Malumfashi Football Club of Katsina
The match, the first in the 2020/2021 season was not played as fixed following the late arrival of match officials, which prompted a shift to the next day before time of the match became an issue by both teams.
The NNL had waded into the matter and Zamfara FC wrote requesting a two weeks grace to play the match which was granted them and went on to reschedule the match for Thursday 29 July, 2021.
Shockingly, Zamfara United FC again, in a fresh correspondence requested for the match yet again, to be moved further, less than 48 hours to the game.
NNL therefore, has firmly communicated the management of Zamfara United Football to as a matter of importance; comply with the strong directive to avoid the match not holding as fixed for Thursday 29 July, 2021.
The game will hold at the approved Arena in Malumfashi, the Township Stadium, Katsina State.
The NNL has further urged the Katsina State Football Association, the home team – Malumfashi Football club and away team – Zamfara United FC to guarantee the match been played strictly under CLOSED DOORS, with FULL observation of Covid-19 Protocols.
NNL wants the clubs to NOTE that necessary logistics have been put together for the successful hosting and organization of the delayed match.
The match which is long overdue and the week 17 game involving , Malumfashi versus Kogi United with the Nigeria Football Federation’s Organizing and Disciplinary Committee (O&D) has stucked the conclusion of matches in the group for the season.