LMC Boss Shehu Dikko Confirms Broadcast Rights Deal for NPFL


The League Management Company chairman, Shehu Dikko has confirmed to www.brila.net that the League body reached a broadcast rights deal for the NPFL this season.

Reports of a multi-million Dollars broadcast deal with Next TV, a Republic of China business entity, first broke on Thursday but the details were sketchy.


But, the LMC Boss, Thursday, revealed that a deal was indeed agreed and the 20 clubs of the NPFL have been briefed.


“The details of the contract will be discussed at a later time. We just briefed the clubs on the projects we have. We will announce, officially on a later date the full details of the deal.


“We have gotten very positive reviews from the clubs and they have agreed on the steps we’re taking and are happy with what’s on ground.”


Per Adepoju Tobi Samuel [OgaNlaMedia], The League Management Company (LMC) have reached TV rights deal with NEXT TV. LMC after their meeting with the Clubs yesterday informed the Clubs about the 5-year deal worth over $200 million in ‘Projected’ income and other commercial inflows.



The 2019/20 NPFL season is already underway, with match week one games played on November 3. Last season the league was played as an abridged format and Enyimba FC emerged champions during the Playoffs.


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