Breaking news…NPFL Champion To Earn 100m – IMC Chairman

Hon. Gbenga Elegbeleye, IMC Chairman

The champion of NPFL 2022/23 season will smile home with N100m as prize money says Hon. Gbenga Elegbeleye, the chairman of Interim Management Committee (IMC), reports

He disclosed this during the NPFL draw on Wednesday in Abuja, noting that the IMC has secured lofty sponsorship deals for the league, which will definately add to the fortunes of the Nigerian league in the new season.

He also informed that IMC will ensure that the season is hitch free of violence, thuggery and other vices that can bring the game to disrepute and any club that breaks the law through acts of violence will not be fined N500,000.00 as was witnessed in the past, but three points will be deducted from the team.

“We have secured sponsors for the NPFL and we are glad to announce that the the team that will emerge as winners of the league will earn N100m prize money,” Hon. Elegbeleye told the media while delivering  his speech at the NPFL draw on  Wednesday in Abuja.

“This is a new beginning in NPFL. The prize money for last season was N50m but this time, it has been increased by 100% and that is very commendable.

“We also have it in good authority that the winner of the NPFL last season has not been paid the prize money of N50m. This will never happen under this dispensation.

“Clubs have been informed to shun every act of violence during the course of the league. Any club which engage in violent conducts will not be sanctioned with N500,000.00 as was the case in the past, but three points will be deducted as punishment.

“We know what it means to have three points deducted from points already earned by a club in the league.

“We want the best for the NPFL this season in line with the mandate given to the IMC by the NFF,” he said.

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