BREAKING: LMC suspends Nigerian football league indefinitely over Covid-19 concerns

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The league management Company (LMC) has suspended the 2019/2020 season of the Nigeria Professional Football league till further notice after Matchday 25.

The LMC announced this via its Twitter handle. According to the tweet, the suspension is necessary as a precautionary measure to curb the spread of Corona Virus in the country. 

Nigeria has recorded additional seven cases of infected persons since the index case of the Italian. 

The suspension of the league marks the second Sporting event suspended in the country after the president Buhari approved the suspension of the National Sport festival yesterday. 

The LMC however did not say when the league is expected to resume. 

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