Jigawa Golden Stars and Warri Wolves have joined Adamawa United and FC Ifeanyiubah in the NNL next season after they were relegated on the final day of action in the NPFL today.
Sunshine Stars staged a Great Escape when they stopped Rivers United 1-0 to end the campaign with 45 points, four points of the drop zone.
Jigawa fell 2-0 at MFM FC and their problems were compounded when the NFF disciplinary committee awarded a disputed game to Rivers United.
They thus finished 18th on the table with 40 points.
Warri Wolves were also demoted after they placed 17th on the table with 41 points following a 1-0 loss at already relegated FC Ifeanyiubah.
Ifeanyiubah placed 19th with 39 points.
Adamawa United cemented their place at the bottom of the 20-team standings when they lost 2-0 at Wikki Tourists.
They recorded 25 points.
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