As the football season is still on in Europe and other parts of the world after indefinite stoppage of football activities in Nigeria due to spread of Coronavirus, football fans have been assured of Surulere Regional League resuming soon.
LOC Chairman Alhaji Salau Abiodun disclosed to press that the league LOC management are doing everything within their capabilities to make sure the league resumes as soon as possible.
LOC Chairman said lot of things are been considered at the moment such as playing the games indoor just like we see in foreign leagues around the world. He also pleads with the ministry of youth and sport in person of Hon. Sunday Dare to help with the testing of Covid-19 among the teams.
However, the vice chairman Mr. Hamza Akeem told the press that all arrangement are still in place waiting for the government to give a go ahead.
When asked what date should we be expecting the league to resume he said the NFF already gave a guideline for the NPFL to resume in September, so the LOC hopes that once the NPFL resumes the grassroot will kick off also.
He also emphasized that the league games will all be played at the legacy pitch after it was approved by the Ministry of Youth and Sport (Hon. Sunday Dare) and he believes all teams are getting ready for the new season.
The 2018/2019 league season was won by
Goshen stars. However, this season would be in 20 league team format with the inclusion of league one and two. Top three from the league two would be promoted, while the bottom three from the league one will be relegated to eague two.