Nigeria September 20, 2007

Hectic Nigerians start season early

The Nigerian Cricket Association has brought forward the start of the new season because of the hectic schedule facing it.

The Nigerian Cricket Association has brought forward the start of the new season because of the hectic schedule facing it.

NCA president Kwesi Sagoe said the season would start on October 7 and flagged the Club Cricket Committee League, the Super Four and the proposed Twenty20 tournament among competitions which will be run.

He said in addition to the tight domestic schedule, Nigeria will be hosting the Second North/West African Cricket Tournament in April or May 2008, and will participate in an Under-15 tournament in Gambia and another Under-13 tournament in Ghana.

Martin Williamson is executive editor of ESPNcricinfo and managing editor of ESPN Digital Media in Europe, the Middle East and Africa

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