Handball Premier League Gets The Go Ahead To Hold In October
The 2020 edition of the Prudent Energy Handball Premier League will be holding at the MKO Abiola Stadium (Package B) from 23rd October to Nov 6, 2020 following the approval of the Federal Ministry of Youth And Sports Development on Friday.
The Handball Premier League will only be in a single phase this year unlike other years when it was in phases and it will be on consolidated basis as a result of the remaining timeline for handball in the end of the year.
There are improved features of the league this year. They include but not limited to Prize monies increased from a total of N4.5 million to N6million and it is broken down as follows:
1st price: N1.25million
2nd price: N1.0millionn,
3rd price N0.75mn for both male and female teams respectively.
Subsidy for the preparation of each team has been increased from N250,000 per team to N300,000 per team while face masks and sanitizers would be provided for all participants and officials.
Also all the teams will play round-robin games amongst themselves and the winners will emerge as the 2020 Prudent Energy Handball Premier League Champions in the men and women category respectively.
Furthermore The HFN decided to extend the number of days from 12 to 14 days to cater for enough rest period.