In continuation of the build-up towards the commencement of the 2019/2020 Nigeria National League (NNL) season, Kwara United FC will engage Sunshine Stars FC in a friendly football match on Sunday, at the Main-Bowl of the Kwara State Stadium Complex, Ilorin.
This follows the postponement of the commencement of the NNL, which was earlier scheduled to begin tomorrow.
Also, their opponents for Sunday’s friendly, Sunshine Stars were free this weekend despite the commencement of the 2019/2020 Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL), following the postponement of their fixture with Rangers International, who are involved in the CAF Confederation Cup competition.
The Management of the Nigeria National League (NNL) announced that it has extended the commencement of the 2019/2020 season by 21 days.
News Hub Mag! reports that the decision was taken after due consultation with stakeholders to enable certain logistics be ready for the kick off.
The General Manager of Kwara United FC, Bashir Badawiy, while confirming the friendly match, said that it will keep the team in tune, and also, wet the appetite of Kwara football fans.
Badawiy said that apart from the Sunshine Stars’ encounter, other friendly matches are being lined up for the team, both at home and away, to further strengthen the Coach Abdullahi Biffo-led team.
News Hub Mag! reports that Kwara United FC is expected to host Gombe United FC in Ilorin in Week One of the forthcoming NNL season.