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Club owners reaffirm confidence in NFF, as NPFL kick offs Sunday 

Club owners reaffirm confidence in NFF, as NPFL kick offs Sunday 

Femi Atolagbe
Ahead of the November 3rd kick off of the 2019/2020 Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) Club Owners Association has reaffirmed its confidence on the leadership of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) and the League Management Company (LMC)in their concerted efforts at giving  the League a new direction to excel .

According to a statement jointly signed by the chairman of the Association, Mr Isaac Danladi and the Executive Secretary Alloy Chukwuemeka, club Owners commended all the Football stakeholders for their patience and understanding in the face of the avoidable litigation challenges faced by the entire Nigeria Football fraternity recently which affected the system.

It enjoined its members to imbibe the spirit of fair – play throughout the season.

The Association added that  the sacrifices made in the last season’s abridged league as well as the achievements recorded can only be consolidated upon if all the clubs can exhibit high level of sportsmanship as the league returns to the 20 team full league format.

The Association congratulated the new Minister of youths and sports, Mr Sunday Dare on his appointment as well as his positive drives towards ensuring that Football is given the right direction to progress devoid of undue sentiments and unnecessary interference.

Meanwhile the Association have named a 6-man Delegation to attend the burial ceremony of the mother of its BOT chairman and ex Lobi stars boss Mr Dominic Iorfa at Gboko Benue state on 9th November 2019.

The Delegation is to be led by the chairman Mr Isaac Danladi, others are Mr Mike Idoko of Lobi stars, Prince Davidson Owumi of Rangers FC, Mallam Ibrahim Osanga of Nasarawa United FC, Mr Pius Henwan of Plateau United  and Alloy Chukwuemeka Executive Secretary.

Owena Press Limited (Publisher of The Hope Newspaper), Akure

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