The Nigeria Women Football League, Tuesday, unveiled Tulcan Energy Resources, as the sole sponsor of the NWFL Premiership Super Six, the final league play-off to determine the 2021/2022 Women’s league champions and Nigeria’s representative to the 2022 CAF Women Champions League.
The unveiling ceremony was co-ordinated by the Chairperson of the Nigeria Women Football League, Aisha Falode, in the presence of the First Vice president of the Nigeria Football Federation, Barrister Seyi Akinwunmi, the Head Strategy, Tulcan Energy Resources, Mr. Dolapo Akinwale and representatives of the league sponsors, Peculiar Ultimate Concerns, Barrister Mrs. Peace Udoka Adeleke.
After the unveiling of the Super Six sponsors, the NWFL represented by the Chairperson, Aisha Falode and the representative of Tulcan Energy Resources, Dolapo Akinwale, signed the contract of agreement for the sponsorship on the floor of the event, the Ball Room 1 of the Lagos Marriott Hotel, on 122, Joel Ogunnaike Street, GRA, Ikeja, Lagos.
Falode, said on the Tulcan Energy Resources sponsorship of the Super Six, that, the sponsorship is a testament to the good works and consistency the league has demonstrated in the past. Adding : “The sponsorship is to create more impactful, competition & more meaningful development in the Women’s football league.”
Mr. Akinwale joined Aisha Falode to joinly unveil the Tulcan Energy Resources branded jersey for the six clubs; Edo Queens, Rivers Angels, Bayelsa Queens, Delta Queens, Naija Ratels and Nasarawa Amazons.
The Tulcan Energy Resources representative disclosed after the unveiling ceremony that, the company will bankroll the total prize money for the NWFL Premiership Super Six, to the tune of N10 million. With the eventual champion taking home N5 million, second place N3 million and the third place, N2 million.
The NWFL Chairperson, Falode, revealed that, the Nigeria Women Football League on its own will give each of the six teams the sum of one million naira for wearing the Tulcan Energy Resources branded jerseys for all matches of the Super Six in Benin City, Edo State, when the battle resumes on May 16, to 22nd.
The Head, Strategy, Tulcan Energy Resources, noted that, the company is willing to enter a long term sponsorship agreement with the NWFL on the Super Six. And the number of years in the first instance will be communicated to the leadership of the Women’s league headed by Aisha Falode, stressing that: “The company has supported different businesses and with the NWFL and Nigeria football, it took them six minutes to seal the deal.
“Our strategy intentions are to grow women’s football league in Nigeria and these are the reasons we are sponsoring the NWFL Super Six. We are also planning to sustain this.”
Each of the Tulcan Energy Resources branded jerseys designed by Owu Sports Wears Limited have the traditional home colours of the six clubs.
The representative of the major sponsors of the NWFL Premiership, Peculiar Ultimate Concerns, Barrister (Mrs). Peace Udoka Adeleke, also spoke at the occasion of the Official Draws Ceremony and Press Conference of the NWFL Premiership Super Six at the Lagos Marriot Hotel.
She expressed the company’s commitment towards a total support for the further development of women’s football in Nigeria with their sponsorship, which she said will be on a long term.
Barrister (Mrs). Adeleke was one of the four special guests that picked the official draws for the Super Six which kicks off on May 26. Others who picked the draws include: Super Falcons captain, Onome Ebi, multiple Nigeria Women’s League highest goal scorer, Monday Gift, new NWFL Nationwide sensation, Harmony Achiefula and Head, Strategy, Tulcan Energy Resources, Mr. Dolapo Akinwale.