The Management of Bet9ja Nigeria National League (NNL) says Saturday, March 31 is the new kick-off date for the second tier League for 2017-2018 season.
The middle League was earlier scheduled to start on the 3rd of this month but had to be postponed following the increased number of teams competing from 36 to 40.
NNL Chief Operating Officer, Mr Lawrence Katken who disclosed this said registration date for the season has also been extended and will now end on Friday, March 23.
According to him, clubs who fail to meet the registration requirements risk disqualification from participating in the League.
The forty clubs in the 2018 League have been abridged into four divisions of A1, A2, B1 and B2 with ten teams in each group.
The best two teams will qualifier from the divisions to make a Super 8 that will contest in a neutral ground for tickets into the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL).