NWFL Chairperson unveils plans to develop Nigeria Women's League

NWFL Chairperson unveils plans to develop Nigeria Women's League

Hassan Abdulsalam 11:59 - 26.08.2023

Delta Queens are the defending champions of NWFL.

The the Chairman of the Nigeria Women Football League, Ms. Nkechi Obi has unveiled the plans to develop the League.

Obi unveiled the league’s strategic plan during FIFA Women's World Cup 2023 Final Watch Party in conjunction with LaLiga in Lagos.

She raised awareness for the League and sought funding, alliances, and sponsorships to help it expand while also opening up long-lasting career paths for the next generation of female football stars.

She said, "For us at the NWFL, this occasion is the chance to network with the people and the brands that believe in us," Obi revealed. "We want to develop the women's game overall and want women to excel and pursue their passion like those in England and Spain. We have a goal and have devised strategies to help us achieve this goal.

Nkechi Obi

"We are discussing with Corporate Nigeria, high net worth individuals, and stakeholders, including state associations as well as fans, coaches, and commercial partners, with the goal of establishing a strong, appealing, and well-governed women's football league. We believe with the encouragement and right funding, we can be the next Spain who set an unprecedented record, becoming the first nation to win all three global women’s football competitions (U17, U20, and Senior level)"

Present at the party are members of the diplomatic community, representatives of potential partners, corporate organisations, and high net-worth personalities, were treated to a thrilling and fun-filled final between Spain and England, in addition to enjoying exclusive giveaways and VIP experiences.