The Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) and the Spanish La Liga held a meeting in Madr...
The Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) and the Spanish La Liga held a meeting in Madrid on Tuesday and conclusively agreed to pursue projects of common objectives and to enter into a bilateral agreement.
The meeting forged a collaboration between both bodies with officials on both sides expressing their delight at the possibilities the meeting opened for the league in both countries.
The delegates in attendance were from the League Management Company (LMC), the organizers of the NPFL, Shehu Dikko and an Independent Director, Hon. Nduka Irabor.
LaLiga President, Javier Tebas in welcoming his guests expressed delight at the prospect of a partnership between Spain and Nigeria in the area of football and underlined his keenness to develop partnership with the Nigerian Football authorities.
Dikko explained that the aim of the working meeting was to align positions and work together towards establishing a partnership agreement.
The LMC Chairman said the meeting has enabled the team to gain a first-hand insight into the working methods of several of LaLiga's departments and for LaLiga to showcase the progress being made in the international development field.
The discussion covered such areas of interest as the International Football Development Programme, Commercial Development and Branding, Broadcasting Rights, Financial Planning and Controls, Security, Legal Structures, Data Management and Commercialization, Integrity, Training and Capacity Development.
The conclusion of the processes will commence with a visit of LaLiga delegation to be led by the President to Nigeria within the next few weeks.