The four-team pre-season tournament tagged NPFL-Dozy Mmobuosi Foundation Pre-season Super Cup will not kick off on Thursday 1st December, 2022 as scheduled.
The four-day tourney which serves as rehearsal competition for the 2022/23 Nigeria Professional Football League has been shifted to kick off next Tuesday, December 6 and ends Friday 9th December, 2022.
This is contained in a press statement , which reads, “Owing to unforseen logistics challenges, dates for the NPFL-Dozy Mmobuosi Foundation pre-season Super Cup has been adjusted even as the venue remains the Mobalaji Stadium, Onikan in Lagos.
The NPFL-Dozy Mmobuosi Foundation pre-season Super Cup tournament packaged by Tingo Media was to kick off on Thursday December 1 and end on the 4th.
However, Davidson Owumi the Head of Operations of the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) in a memo explained that the date had to be shifted to December 6-9.
Dozy Mmobuosi Foundation is dangling an unprecedented ₦100m prize money for the competition which involves the traditional four clubs of the NPFL, namely Shooting Stars Sports Club (3SC), Rangers International, Enyimba International and Bendel Insurance.
“We regret to announce a slight shift in schedule for the NPFL-Dozy Mmobuosi Foundation pre-season Super Cup tournament due to unexpected logistics reasons that arose. However, the venue remains unchanged as the tournament now holds from December 6-9”, he said in the memo.
“Individual prizes in the tournament include ₦1million each for the Highest Goal Scorer and the Most Valuable Player (MVP).