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Organisers Plans Glamorous Draw Ceremony to Usher New NPFL Season

Draw for the 2023/24 season of the Nigeria Premier Football League (NPFL) holds Tuesday, August 29 on the heels of the Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the Board and the 20 Clubs.

It will be the very first AGM under the newly inaugurated leadership of Hon Gbenga Elegbeleye, who was made substantive Chairman of the NPL Board after successfully steering the Interim Management Committee (IMC) that implemented far reaching reforms in the domestic top league.

“We are looking forward to a cordial but productive AGM where we will share our vision to make the league commercially attractive and increase revenue for our clubs to build competitive squads and improve infrastructure”, Elegbeleye told NPFL Media.

He said that the League has set off on good footing with the planned live broadcast streaming of matches, adding, “in the coming days, we will share the good news coming from this commercial initiative”.

After the AGM, draw for the full fixtures will be conducted at 5pm and Football icons are expected to grace the event at the Hotel Sandralia in Jabi, Abuja.

All the 20 Clubs arrived Abuja on Monday, August 28 and have expressed their preparedness for the new season. “You must have noticed that we have been participating in a number of pre-season tournaments and friendly games to prime our squad for the new season”, the Club Owners Association Secretary, Godwin Enakhena was quoted to have said last week.


Oluchi Tobe-Chukwu

Oluchi Tobe-Chukwu popularly known as tobex is the Vice chairman of Sports writers Association of Nigeria , lagos Chapter. She Is also the Media Spokesperson of the Super Falcons of Nigeria. She is an award winning women's football writer. Tobex is also an ex footballer that was privileged to play in the first NFF organised women's league in 1990 as a player of Hamza Queens. Her last club as an active footballer was Ibom Angels as She paved way to further her education years ago. She is a Federal Government scholar , with a degree in Mass communication, a second degree in Public Relations and Advertising (Communication Studies). She is a Wife and Mother.

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