NFF to share $ 2million aid against COVID-19 between clubs

NFF to share $ 2million aid against COVID-19 between clubs


The Football Federation (NFF) has confirmed that it will disburse $ 2 million to clubs and leagues across the country, to cushion the financial effects of COVID-19.

consulting the management Ministry of Youth and Sports, the Council approved the secretariat’s proposal that the lump sum of $ 2 million be shared only between the various football clubs and bodies directors various leagues, ”a statement read on Tuesday.

The relief fund includes $ 1 million FIFA support for the relaunch football season, $ 500,000 the World Football Governing Body grant for women’s football, $ 300,000 support the CAF to member associations and $ 200,000 sponsors federation.

The leagues that would benefit are the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL), Nigeria National League (NNL), Nigeria Women’s Football League (NWFL) and Nigeria Nationwide League (NNL).

The NPFL was suspended March due to the pandemic.

Football has yet to pick up Nigeria, but the new season is expected to start October.

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