NPFL23: League Organizers Ban Dan Anyiam, Umuahia Township Stadiums

The Nigeria Premier Football League, NPFL, organizers has banned Abia Warriors from using the Umuahia Township Stadium as well as Heartland FC from making use of the Dan Anyiam Stadium, Owerri from hosting their league games.

In a statement by the league body on Wednesday, both teams have been advised to seek other possible venues before their matchday 19 fixtures.

According to the statement; “The home grounds of Abia Warriors in Umuahia and Heartland FC in Owerri have been withdrawn from playing hosts to matches in the 2nd round of this season due to poor condition of the pitches.

Dan Anyiam Stadium, Owerri

Umuahia Township Stadium

“Both clubs are expected to select alternative home grounds from 3 NPFL approved venues in Aba, Enugu or Port Harcourt on or before their Matchday 19 fixture.

“The Umuahia Township Stadium and Dan Anyiam Stadium can only be reconsidered for playing hosts to NPFL matches if appropriate measures are taken to improve the playing surfaces to meet required standards.”

Abia Warriors travel to Ikenne to take on Remo Stars, while Heartland face Kano Pillars at the Sani Abacha Stadium on Sunday.

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