The Nigerian Professional Football League (“NPFL”) through the League Management
Company (“LMC”) has entered into a strategic and investment partnership with
Redstrike Media Nigeria to create NPFL Media and Marketing Company
to commercialise the Nigeria Professional Football League, NPFL.
According to Shehu Dikko the Chairman of the League Management Company (LMC), Redstrike has agreed to acquire these
rights from the LMC/NPFL and the Clubs for NPFL Marketing.
Under this Agreement, NPFL Marketing will be streaming live matches every week of
the season through its own Platform NPFL TV as well as distributing and broadcasting through other media channels.
This deal will create opportunities for companies and brands to sponsor the NPFL and to support the growth of the professional game in Nigeria.
Nigerian Football fans will be able to engage and enjoy NPFL TV innovative and
ground-breaking Next Gen 360˚ Platform.
Redstrike will also be working with each
NPFL participating Club to build a dedicated club app to integrate with NPFL TV and
also enhance the revenue base of the clubs.
The NPFL is expected to re-start initially without crowds. However, Nigerian Football
fans will be able to follow all the action and so much more through NPFL TV.
The NPFL Marketing partnership will also involve the creation of an NPFL
Development Fund that will be deployed towards improvement of stadia
infrastructure and connectivity, academies and community outreach programmes.
The NPFL is the elite level of the Nigerian domestic Leagues and is managed
by the LMC.
The League consists of 20 professional football clubs from all corners of the Country.
The 2020/21 Season is scheduled to kick off in October 2020 and will run
through to June 2021 subject to approvals of the Government and the health