The League Management Company (LMC) has granted provisional approval to Kwara United for the acquisition of Delta Force FC.
LMC also approved that Kwara United play their home games at the Ilorin Township Stadium starting from MatchDay 8 of the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) 2019/20 season.
While both clubs have written separate letters to the LMC notifying the body of the takeover, they were given conditions to finalise the move.
In conditionally granting approval to Kwara United, the LMC stated that the club must provide the following documents:
- Letter of undertaking from the owners of Kwara United FC to pay the salaries of players and officials as well as other operational expenses of the club as at when due.
- A sworn declaration by Kwara United FC to comply with all the rules and regulations applicable to the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) and statutes of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF).
- Letter of undertaking from Kwara United FC to respect the existing contracts of all players whose services are transferred from Delta Force to Kwara United.
In closing the letter, the LMC also informed the club that there shall be costs payable for change of name and for the change of NPFL branding materials which shall be paid on fulfilment of the stated requirements.