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Nigerian League Signs N5.1 Billion Four Year Deal With Supersport

League Management Committee (LMC) has announced a deal worth N5.1 billion with South African broadcast company, Supersport.

The deal, which is for an initial period of 2015-2019, is expected to turn around the fortunes of Nigeria’s top flight league.

Meanwhile, the Minister of Sports and Chairman, National Sports Commission (NSC), Mr. Bolaji Abdullahi on Monday reaffirmed the commitment of the federal government to develop the Nigerian Professional Football League.

Speaking in Abuja while receiving the report of the league management committee presented by its chairman, Mr. Nduka Irabor, the minister applauded the committee for their effort in securing a $34 million deal to Nigerian football.

Abdullahi who advised football club proprietors to show more commitment in order to improve the standard of the game however warned referees and club administrators to desist from fixing matches saying it is a criminal act and anyone caught will be handed over to the independent corrupt practices commission.

About TransformationWatch

TransformationWatch is an online news site founded by Henry Omoregie It is focused on keeping tabs on the Transformation Agenda set out by the Nigerian leadership in the Local, State and Federal Governments. My mission is to observe, analyze and report milestones or slowdowns in promised service delivery in all the facets of governance in Nigeria (2011 and beyond). Readership is open to all Nigerians and friends of Nigeria alike, regardless of Tribe, Religion or Political divide. We are all in this together

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