Chairman of the Interim Management Committee, IMC of the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL), Gbenga Elegbeleye, has assured football lovers that the new League season will start before the end of the year.

Reports viral on Tuesday stated that the IMC boss gave the hint to journalists in Abuja, and a further check with close sources to the chairman confirmed the commencement of a new NPFL season is in the pipeline.

The IMC and representatives of 20 NPFL clubs had earlier met in Abuja, where Elegbeleye revealed that the commencement date for this season’s elite league would be made known after approval from the Nigeria Football Federation.

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The Nigerian topflight has been on break since July, with the IMC inaugurated by the sports ministry to replace the League Management Company in October.

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