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The NNL is the second tier of Nigeria’s club football pyramid. It is undoubtedly the most competitive league, NPFL Newly Promoted Teams for 2022-2023 Season with over 40 clubs frequently vying for four spots in the top NPFL.
In the Nigeria National League’s 2021–2022 season, 46 clubs took part. The best clubs from each group received promotion, and they were split into two conferences: the Northern Conference, which included Groups A1 and A2, and the Southern Conference, which included Groups B1 and B2.
NPFL Newly Promoted Teams for 2022-2023 Season/Four teams were confirmed to get promotions to the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) after the completion of the 2021/2022 NNL season’s final round of games last week.
NPFL Newly Promoted Teams for 2022-2023 Season
Bayelsa United: The Bayelsa State-owned team had to wait until the last day of the season to learn whether they had received a promotion ticket to the top division.
The eagerly awaited promotion was officially announced last week after the 2021 FA Cup champions defeated Cynosure FC of Abakaliki 2-0 on the penultimate day of the NNL season to take first place in Group B2.
After spending seven arduous years in the lower league, the former NPFL champions and 2009 CAF Confederation Cup semifinalist made a spectacular comeback to the NPFL. Governor Duoye Diri expressed his joy at the team’s advancement and for making the people of Bayelsa proud while reassuring them that his commitments to them were “still intact.”
Doma United: situated in Gombe, will be a new name football fans in the nation will hear in the top football level. The club unexpectedly received promotion to the NPFL for the first time in the club’s history after dominating Group A2 of the NNL.
The Savannah Tigers’ supremacy throughout the season was also capped off with a state victory after the team overcame NPFL powerhouse Gombe United in the 2022 Gombe State FA Cup final to take home the state’s Aiteo FA Cup trophy.
Bendel Insurance: After being eliminated from the NPFL in 2019, Edo-based Bendel Insurance made a comeback after delaying their participation in Nigeria’s top club football for ten years.
The Insurance lads, who defeated Ikorodu United 2-0 to win first in Group B1 last month, officially announced their promotion on the sixth day of the 2021–2022 NNL season.
The state government rebuilt the club for improved success, and the two-time winners of the Nigerian league are now back in the NPFL. The 2022 Edo State FA Cup trophy was also won by the Benin Arsenal, adding to their ever-growing collection of hardware in the trophy cabinet.
El-Kanemi Warriors FC: After spending two seasons in the second level, El-Kanemi Warriors FC of Maiduguri convincingly made their way back to the NPFL.
The Mighty Jets of Jos provided the two-time Nigerian FA Cup champions with a promotion ticket to the NPFL. On the penultimate day of play, the Jos-based team upset second-placed City FC of Abuja, who were just one point behind El-Kanemi, to assist the Borno-based team secure the Group A1 ticket.
El-Kanemi Warriors and their supporters have endured many relegations over the course of twenty years, as well as the Boko Haram insurgency, which compelled them to relocate from their customary stronghold to Kano for home games.
NPFL Newly Promoted Teams for 2022-2023 Season The Nigeria Professional League season, which runs from 2022 to 2023, is slated to begin on September 23, 2022. Ahead of the upcoming season, the League Management Company (LMC) has already started conducting stadium inspections around the nation.
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