NLO Releases Strict 2023 Season Registration Guidelines For Division One Clubs

Published on: 09 January 2023


The Secretariat of the Nationwide League One (NLO) has released a strict registration guidelines for clubs in Division One, as it prepares to kick start the 2023 season in April.


The development arose after the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) directed the NLO Secretariat to commence registration for the 2023 season with amendments to registration charges after seven (7) years of maintenance due to current inflation in the prices of materials used for clubs' registration.


Sequel to the above, the NLO has informed all the clubs in the nation's third-tier league that preparation for the 2023 season has commenced, and made the registration procedures and guidelines public on Monday.


According to a correspondence issued by the NLO media department, players must be registered on the NLO database at


Clubs must make their registration fee payments to (FCMB Bank, Nationwide League One account number- 3267800014) to enable them to obtain a registration code for access to the database.


All clubs' must present their Certificate Of Incorporation as a football club any club, not on FIFA CONNECT will not be registered.


The collection of players' hard copy licenses will be made available from 13th February.


The NLO has also warned that no club will be registered without payment of registration fees, as club registration closes on Monday 6th March 20223.


Lastly, the Two Hundred Thousand Naira (200,000) registration fees - Division One includes pre-competition medical assessment, comprehensive insurance cover for players and officials, tamper-proof hologram security seal and other materials ( for 35 players and 7 officials).


Credit:NLO Media