NNL, clubs working on welfare of players, officials


By Muhyideen Jimoh

The Nigeria National League (NNL) says measures have been put in place to ensure adequate welfare for players and officials plying their trade in the league.

NNL’s Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Sajo Mohammed, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Sunday in Abuja that the league management was working closely on this with the competition’s stakeholders.

“We are working on this with the clubs, the Nigeria Referees Association (NRA) and other stakeholders to ensure prompt remuneration for players, coaches and other officials.

“We have told the clubs to make sure adequate measures are put in place to ensure the welfare and safety of everybody. They must be very serious with the issue of medicals also. That is the stand of NNL,” he said.

Mohammed said a proper framework had been put in place to ensure proper remuneration for match officials, so that they can discharge their duties with utmost professionalism devoid of any bias.

“It is…

Source: News Agency of Nigeria