NWFL Rebrands, Targets More Competitive, Exciting Women’s League

President of Nigeria Women Football League (NWFL) Nkechi Obi has revealed strategic plans aimed to make the country’s women’s leagues more competitive and exciting,  reaching out to one million spectators in Match Day attendance per season.

Briefing journalists on Wednesday in Abuja, the chairperson of NWFL, Ms Nkechi Obi, stated that 216 clubs: 16 from the Premier, 20 from the Championship, and 180 from the states’ Leagues across the nation are expected to engage in 820 matches which will involve over 7,000 players, coaches and officials.

“As a national body empowered by statutes to provide the route for women players to reach the pinnacle of their careers, the NWFL will implement a multi-layered stakeholders’ approach that will take into consideration the inputs of states’ football associations, clubs, players, coaches, corporate organisations, policymakers and others who are key components of football development,” Obi stated.

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