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Wednesday, 7 August 2013
Glo League to end Oct. 15
• Pillars vs Akwa for September 4
• New league schedule accommodates Federation Cup matches too
Barring any unforseen occurrence, the Globacom Premier League will end on the 15th of October, 2013 according to the revised league schedule made available to SportingLife.
All Week 38 games will be played simultaneously on 15th October.
The League Management Company (LMC) has also fixed a fresh date for the postponed matchday 23 clash between Kano Pillars and Akwa United. It will now hold on September 4, 2013
The tie was called off at the instance of the home team after the vehicle conveying their technical crew was involved in a road crash in Kaduna on their way from Ilorin after a Federation Cup quarter final loss to Warri Wolves.
The new league schedule has also accommodated the date for the semi finals and final matches of the 2013 Federation Cup competition. The semi finals hold on August 21 in Benin and Bauchi respectively with Lobi Stars slugging it out with Enyimba of Aba and Warri Wolves facing Akwa United respectively.
The final and the third place matches will take place at the Teslim Balogun Stadium, Lagos on September 15, 2013. The defending champions, Heartland were dumped out in the quarterfinal by Akwa United.