Football SPORTS

LMC lacks capacity to beam Nigeria Professional Football League matches – Irabor

Football A former Chairman of the League Management Company, Nduka Irabor, has said the company lacks the “modern sophisticated production capacity” for the coverage and to televise matches of the Nigeria Professional Football League. Irabor added that Nigeria’s over-reliance on foreign production companies for television coverage of NPFL matches has left the LMC “stranded” and Read more

Coronavirus Updates Football

COVID-19: FIFA to give members $150m of virus relief funds

“It is FIFA’s duty to be there and support the ones that are facing acute needs…” By AFP FIFA will release $150 million (139 million euros) to its member football associations to help handle financial troubles caused by the coronavirus, the global governing body said on Friday. FIFA said that “all operational funding” for 2019 Read more

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Coronavirus Updates SPORTS

COVID-19: Football’s sponsors worry that they are paying for nothing

Some sponsors are beginning to cancel payments By AFP With stadiums dark, match shirts folded in closets and most players confined at home, football’s sponsors have lost all visibility and are growing restless. European clubs are struggling to offer their ‘partners’ a return on their investments as sport grapples with the coronavirus pandemic. “We’re trying Read more