Thursday, September 28, 2023

Elegbeleye Heads Nigeria Premier League Board

Gbenga Elegbeleye has been appointed as the chairman of the Nigeria Premier League.

The appointment was announced by the Nigeria Football Federation in Abuja.

Elegbeleye, a former deputy chairman of the House of Representatives’ Committee on Youth and Sports headed the Interim Management Committee that executed the last NPL season and and the Super 6, drawing high praise from the NFF and stakeholders in general.

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The new NPL board are Mallam Mohammed Nasiru Sa’idu (Member); Barr. Poubeni Ogun (Member); Mr. Daniel Amokachi (Member); Dr. Okey Kpalukwu (Member); Mallam Suleiman Umar (Member) and; Mr. Dominic Iorfa (Member).

The Secretary/Legal Adviser is Barr. Danlami Ibrahim while the Chief Operating Officer is Prince Davidson Owumi.

The new NPFL board has a two-year tenure, same as the boards of the Nigeria National League, the Nigeria Women Football League and the Nigeria Nation-Wide League One that were inaugurated on Monday.

This article was updated 2 months ago


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