BREAKING! Actions Returns To Oluyemi Kayode Stadium As NNL Lifts Ban On Ekiti United

  • By Demola Atobaba, Ado-Ekiti

Football fans in Ekiti State will on Sunday enjoy live action involving the State Football team, Ekiti United as the Nigeria National Football League Stadium Compliance Committee has lifted the ban placed on the Oluyemi Kayode Stadium in Ado-Ekiti from hosting league matches.

Due to poor State of the Oluyemi Kayode Stadium pitch, the NNL had previously taken Ekiti United FC match to Akure where they played and lost to Madiba FC.

Following the unpleasant situation, the Management of the Ekiti State Sports Council and Ekiti United Football Club intensified efforts to ensure the pitch regained it’s grass as all matches were barred from taking place there since then.


The lifting of the ban was announced by the Secretary of Ekiti United FC, Ayodeji Olowolafe late Thursday having received an official letter from the NNL to confirm the positive development.

With the development, Ekiti United FC will lock horns with Vandrezzer FC in one of the Week 15 league matches billed for this weekend

Fans of the club home and abroad are expecting Ekiti United to return to winning ways starting with this weekend match.

After playing 14 League matches thus far, Ekiti United are having 13 points , though with better goal difference than Vandrezzer FC, which also has 13 points.

The top 2 teams in each of the NNL conferences will qualify for the Super 8 while the bottom 3 will be relegated to the lower league.

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