AFN Technical Director, Sunday Adeleye, with the electoral umpires

Vandrezzer Withdraws From NNL

By Olayinka Elebute

The Management of Vandrezzer Football Club of Lagos has announced the   withdrawal of the team  from further participation from all activities of the Nigeria National League with immediate effect.

The statement said, the decision becomes imperative in view of the fact that the Management and Board of the Nigeria National League as presently constituted has demonstrated enough resolve and communicated same to us in clear terms that our club, with its transformation agenda is not in any way needed in the NNL league.

Recall that in our bid to reposition the league and open it up to become visible enough to be able to generate revenue in accordance with global best practices; we requested and received a written approval from the hierarchy of the Nigeria National League an approval to stream live, all our games home and away.

According to the statement from the team, Our intentions were to expose the league to the world, at enormous expense to us and our sponsors, in order for easy marketability and standardization.


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