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NFF Inaugurates New Management Committee for the Nigerian Premier League

By Arinze Ude

Nwankwo Kanu is a member of the new committee

Nwankwo Kanu is a member of the new committee

The Nigerian Football Federation (NFF) has inaugurated an interim 12-man Management Committee to pilot the affairs of the Nigerian Premier League (NPL).

The new Nigeria League Season is scheduled to kick off next month after the season break was prolonged due to in-house fighting among the Nigerian Premier League officials.

The most notable name in the new Committee is ex-Super Eagles skipper Nwankwo Kanu. Others on the Committee are former presidential spokesman Nduka Irabor, who will be chairman, ex-NPL Executive Secretary Salisu Abubakar, Shehu Dikko, Sabo Babayaro, Mike Idoko, Modele Sarafa-Yusuf, Mike Enahoro, Seyi Akinwunmi, Ifeanyi Dike, Kunle Elebute and Abubakar Nuhu.

NPL’s Ag Executive Secretary Tunji Babalola will serve as Secretary of the Committee.

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