Nigeria Professional Football League entrant, Jigawa Golden Stars, have picked the Ahmadu Bello Stadium, Kaduna for their home games ahead of the 2019/20 Nigeria Premier Football League season.
The Director of Sports, Jigawa State, Usman Garba Labbo, stated that the choice of Kaduna is in line with the guidelines of League Management Company.
Labbo said: “After much deliberations, we have decided to play our home games in Kaduna ( Ahmadu Bello Stadium).
“The decision is to meet up with the League Management Company rules and regulations, because according to what they sent to us, each stadium must have a good pitch, a well-sitting space for fans to watch our games as some games will be live on television.
“Also, we have to follow the rules the guiding the game because the Confederation of African Football has rules because that is the body guiding the game in Africa.
“We did not come up with this decision, we are following the rules guiding the game and we have to follow it.”
Jigawa Golden Stars secured one of the slots after beating NAF Rockets FC of Abuja in one of the Nigeria National League 2018/19 playoffs in Makurdi.