Football clubs in the Nigerian Professional Football League, the Nigeria National league, the Women League and the Nationwide league will have a financial support of the country’s footballing body, the President says.
In a live session on NFF Instagram page by the President Nigeria football federation, Mr Amaju Pinnick, clubs from the four divisions will benefit from the support expect from World football governing body FIFA, CAF as well as varieties from different firms.
Pinnick said; “This financial support is for them to get their campaigns off the ground for the new season that we have set for September/October, depending on what signals we get from the Federal Government, through the Presidential Task Force on the COVID-19 and other relevant organs. We are also going to support the league organizing bodies financially.”
FIFA is expected to donate $1m to NFF as well as half the amount expected from CAF as the body seeks to elevate club from the financial crises placed on them by the CoronaVirus pandemic.