Only three Glo Premier League clubs: Kano Pillars, Abia Warriors and Bayelsa United are eligible to transact business in the on-going mid-season transfer window, according to the League Management Company (LMC).
These clubs have provided the Nigerian League governing body with the necessary information concerning their obligation to players at the end of the first stanza of the season.
The LMC had in accordance with Sections 8.1.1 and 9.46 of the 2013/14 Rules and Frameworks which deals with Clubs’ Finance and Players Remuneration respectively, through a letter dated July 10 directed all Clubs to provide such evidence that may include electronic or hard copy of club’s payroll, evidence of payment including bank transfers or signed vouchers and any other proof the club may make available.
“As at Monday, July 22 and after the expiration of the Friday July 18 deadline, we have verified that only Kano Pillars, Abia Warriors and Bayelsa United have provided evidence of compliance as requested. The three clubs have the clearance to buy new players in the mid-season transfer window,” read an LMC statement.
The statement also stated that only the three clubs that have beat the July 18 deadline and hence established that they have met their obligation to players would receive the second installment of their Basic cash Award.
“Only Pillars, Abia Warriors and Bayelsa United would also be paid immediately their second installment of the basic award”, the statement added.
Meanwhile, the LMC have announced that the nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) transfer window has been extended by two weeks.