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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

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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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Nigeria premier league suspended after player dies

Nigeria’s football federation on Tuesday announced the indefinite suspension of the country’s premier league to ensure proper medical support is put in place following the death of a player during a match at the weekend. Nasarawa United defender Chineme Martins, 22, collapsed and died during Sunday’s league clash against Katsina United at the Lafia Township Read more