Rivers United's GM Emerges Chairman Of NPL Clubs Owners Association - EDU-BIZNEWS


Monday, July 17, 2023

Rivers United's GM Emerges Chairman Of NPL Clubs Owners Association

General Manager of Rivers United Football Club of Port Harcourt, Chief Okey Kpalukwu has emerged as new chairman 
of  Nigeria Premier League (NPL) Club Owners Association 

He was elected at a peaceful  election conducted by the 20 clubs at Sandralia hotel in Abuja on Monday afternoon, where Presidents of Remo Stars Football Club of Ikenne, Ogun state Honourable Kunle Soname and Doma United Football Club of Gombe state, Alhaji Suleiman Umar were elected Vice Chairmen 
to represent the Southrr hmm *Northern* parts of Nigeria.

Sporting Lagos Football Club of Lagos chairman, Godwin Enakhena emerged the association’s new General Secretary while Rangers International of Enugu Administrative Secretary Barrister Ferdinand Ugwuarua is the new Coordinator of the body. 

Speaking on behalf of the new team that has a 2-year tenure, Chief Kpalukwu promised an all inclusive regime that will ensure that everyone’s voice and suggestions will be respected. On his part, Hon Soname is confident that the new leadership will be focused and won’t be carried away by selfish interest but will work as a collective in the interests of the game. 

In another development, the names of Chief Kpalukwu, Alhaji Umar and Dominic Iorfa have been forwarded to the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) for consideration for membership of the Nigeria Premier League (NPL); this was in response to a request from the football governing body.

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