IMC presents N200m to 10 Nigerian professional football clubs

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Interim Management Committee (IMC) has presented the sum of N200 million to be shared among all clubs in the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL).

The fund distribution was announced at a media briefing in Abuja on Thursday.

Each of the 20 NPFL teams was given N10 million ahead of the upcoming season.

Gbenga Elegbeleye, chairman of IMC, said the funding serves as an aid to the clubs in their preparation for the new league campaign.

He added that another financial support would be administered as the season progresses.

“We are here today because we are about to start the new football season. In fulfilment of our promise to the clubs that we will support them through our corporate partners with the sum of N10 million as start-up fund,” Elegbeleye said.

“We are doing that so it can be easy for the clubs to start the league without much stress. As the season goes by, there will be another financial support.”

On his part, Ibrahim Gusau, president of the Nigerian Football Federation (NFF), said the initiative will “change the narrative of football in Nigeria

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