NPFL: LMC Confirms Final League Table For 2019/20 Season


NPFL: LMC Confirms Final League Table For 2019/20 Season

By Niyi Busari

The League Management Company (LMC) on Friday confirmed the final 2019/20 league table, can report.

The league management body used the Point Per Game (PPG) methodology to decide the standings of the 20 teams in the season which ended abruptly at Week 25 due to Covid-19 pandemic.

After using the PPG, Plateau United emerged top of the table with 1.96 coefficient while former African champions, Enyimba ended as the runners up with 1.80.

The 2018/19 NPFL Final Table.

Rivers United are third though tied on the same coefficient with Enyimba (1.80) but LMC used Head-to-Head to decide who comes second.

Hence, Plateau United and Enyimba are two clubs to represent Nigeria at the CAF Champions League while Rivers United and Kano Pillars will be representatives in the CAF Confederations Cup.

Kano Pillars are the 2018/19 Aiteo Cup champions but because the oldest tournament in Nigeria could not hold this year, the defending champions, Kano Pillars were chosen to represent the country in the CAF Confederation Cup.


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