Paul Bassey Chairs NPFL Super-6 LOC

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By Ogenyi Ogenyi,Uyo

Vice-chairman of the Interim Management Committee of the Nigeria Premier Football League, NPFL, Mr Paul Bassey has been appointed Chairman of the Local Organizing Committee for the 2022-23 season-ending Super-Six championship playoffs by the NPFL.

Bassey who is also the chairman of Akwa United Football Club of Uyo is saddled with the responsibility of organizing a successful tournament for the top six teams from Group A and B from the just concluded NPFL regular season.

The top three teams from the competition would represent Nigeria at the CAF Champions League and Confederation Cup competitions later this year.

The Super-Six championship playoffs would kick off on June 1, and would run till June 11, 2023 at the Mobolaji Johnson Arena, Onikan stadium, Lagos.

According to the fixtures released by the organizers, teams are to arrive on June 1, while match officials are scheduled to arrive on June 2 while the games which will be played in a round-robin format are billed to kick-off on June 3.

Winners of the Super-Six championship playoffs would be crowned the 2022-23 Nigeria Premier Football League champions and also receive a cash prize of One Hundred Million Naira.

The champions will be joined by the second placed team to represent Nigeria at the CAF Champions League competition while the third placed team would qualify for the CAF Confederation Cup competition along with the winners of the Federation Cup competition.


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