LMC To Unveil ‘Big NPFL Deal’

By Daily Sports on November 6, 2019

Views: 128

The League Management Company (LMC) is set for a big announcement tomorrow, an official of the body managing the Nigerian Professional Football League (NPFL) has revealed. The league, which kicked off its 2019/2020 season on Sunday, suffered a huge setback last season with the withdrawal of some of its sponsors, including television rights holder, SuperSport.

The lack of sponsors’ funds forced the delay in the beginning of the current season by five months. But an LMC official, who pleaded anonymity, told The Guardian that the company is gradually recovering and would announce a major deal tomorrow. He said the league body has been working hard to ensure that the NPFL returned to its position as one of the best 10 leagues in Africa, adding that the 2019/2020 season would be different from the last season.

“We are recovering after the recent setback and by Wednesday we will make a big announcement,” he said. He added that it was not true that the NPFL had been running without a sponsor, adding that what they don’t have is a title sponsor. “Three seasons ago we announced that we would no longer have a title sponsor. That does not mean that we don’t have sponsors.

“We have some sponsors contributing to the development of the league, but not a title sponsor.” He revealed that the LMC would also meet to fix a date for the Week One games involving Enyimba and Enugu Rangers, who were involved in the continent at the weekend.

Enyimba beat TS Galaxy 2-1 in South Africa in their second leg of their CAF Confederation Cup final qualifier, while Rangers defeated ASC Kara of Togo 1-0 in Enugu to make the group stage of the competition. While Enyimba qualified on a 4-1 goals aggregate, Rangers reached the group stage with superior away goal as the first leg ended 2-1 in Togo a fortnight ago. Enyimba will be away to Katsina United at the Muhammadu Dikko Stadium, while Rangers will be in Yola to confront Adamawa United this weekend. (The Guardian)

 

Source Daily Sports

Posted November 6, 2019


 

You may also like...
Super Eagles contribute to weddings of Akpeyi, Echiejile...

Wimbledon to have final set tie-breaks from 2019...

Messi to watch River vs Boca from a...

Semenya and Samba sparkle in Paris

Lakers to retire Bryant number eight and 24...

Reps call for postponement of federation elections

 

Latest News NPFL Matchday 3: FC Ifeanyi Uba Host Rivers United In Nnewi + All The Match Fixtures It Is Painful I Will Not Play Against Plateau United Today — Manu Garba Emeka Inyama Returns As Abia Warriors Chairman Super Eagles Will Not Underrate Lesotho In Today’s AFCON Qualifier, Ahmed Musa Assures Two Abuja Teams Battle In 7th Dreamland Embassy Of Hungary Cup 2019 Final Moses Set For Chelsea Return In January Nwosu Slams NFF After Nigeria U23 Failure Hazard Shines As Belgium Spank Russia Lukaku Made Man Utd Exit Decision In March Messi Told Me To Shut Up — Brazil Coach Kroos Shines As Germany Book Euro 2020 Place Netherlands Book Euro 2020 Berth After Davis Penalty Miss

 

Most Read Rangers International going, going . . . (46,084 views) Amaju Pinnick: A cat with nine lives (38,023 views) Missing $150,000 IAAF Grant: Solomon Dalung’s Hide and Seek game (36,590 views) Sports Development: Zenith Bank on the zenith (36,250 views) Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje’s solid footprints, commitment to sports development in Kano State (35,261 views) Current issues in Nigerian sports: Matters arising (35,175 views) Second Term: Amaju Pinnick, Other NFF Heavyweights Home to Roost •How Pinnick Broke the Jinx (34,923 views) Olopade, BET9A wave of revolution in NNL (34,273 views) Commonwealth Games 2018: Shame of Muhammadu Buhari, Solomon Dalung (33,809 views) NFF Presidency: Pinnick, Maigari, Ogunjobi, Okoye in Battle for Supremacy (33,379 views) Ibrahimovic’s Man U exit: Whose decision is it? And in whose interest? (31,601 views) John Mikel Obi: Segun Odegbami’s Outrageous Call! (31,037 views)

 

 


 

News Athletics (308) Basketball (187) Boxing (572) Columnists (507) Euro Soccer Update (5928) Fans Assembly (4) From the Grassroots (58) Golf (77) Interviews (15) Live Commentary (4) News (5813) NPL Glo Premier League (1072) People and Places (22) Readers Parliament (6) Tennis (607)

 

 

 

Phone numbers

Tel: +234(0)8066020976
+234(0)8055068145
+234(0)7013416146
+234(0)8094272884

Email addresses

info@dailysportsng.com
support@dailysportsng.com
publisher@dailysportsng.com

Office address

No 3, Adetoun Close, Off College Road, Ogba, Ikeja Lagos.
Website: www.dailysportsng.com

Social Media