Nigeria’s Football Federation (NFF) stated on Tuesday it would disburse $2 million to golf equipment and leagues to cushion the consequences of the coronavirus pandemic in the country.
“After consultations with the management of the Federal Ministry of Youth and Sports, the Board advocated the suggestion from the secretariat for the lump sum of $2 million solely to be shared throughout the a variety of soccer golf equipment and governing our bodies of the a range of Leagues,” NFF stated in a declaration here.
The comfort fund was once made up of $1 million from FIFA’s aid for restarting the soccer season; $500,0000 from FIFA’s furnish for women’s football; $300,000 of CAF aid to member associations and $200,000 from sponsors of the Nigerian FA.
The beneficiary leagues are the Nigeria Professional Football League, Nigeria National League, Nigeria Women’s Football League and the Nigeria Nationwide League.
The Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) was once suspended in March due to the fact of the coronavirus pandemic.
Football has but to resume in a bid to curtail the unfold of the sickness which has contaminated almost 47,000 and killed nearly 1,000 human beings in the country.
The new soccer season is tentatively scheduled to begin with the aid of October.