Players Union Holds Online Football Conference Thursday

By Akeem Busari

National Association of Nigerian Professional Footballers(NANPF), continues its relentless drive towards ensuring a better welfare and fortunes for Nigerian football, with another epochal event .

As it is set to hold an online football conference Thursday evening. According to a statement signed by the General- Secretary of the foremost players union, Comrade Austin Popo, the online conference has a line up several top personalities,including NANPF’s President Tijani Babangida, who is expected to speak on ‘Footballers Pension scheme’.

Dave Uduani, Managing Director/CEO, Sigma Pension, would take his turn to speak on ‘Building A Customized Scheme for Footballers’. The importance of ‘Building A Healthy Relations Between the Federation, Leagues and Players Union’, would harped on by Mallam Shehu Dikko, 2nd Vice-President of Nigeria Football Federation and Chairman, League Management Company.

Renowned sports promoter and consultant to
to NANPF, Chinedu Amadi, would talk on the need for ‘Footballers Welfare Insurance.’ While Brown Ogbeifun, who is BoT Chairman of Stephen Keshi Football and Vocational training centre, would speak on ‘ Resolving Disputes in Sports’.

Former Nigeria international footballer Abdul Sule, who is also Chairman of Kogi United, would take the floor. Abdul Sule, who doubles as a trustee NANPF and Chairman, NNL Clubs Owners Association, will speak on ‘Building A Healthy Relations Between Clubs and the Players Union.’

The online conference, slated for Thursday 25th June, 2020, will hold between 4-6 pm. And with each speaker taking the stage for 20 minutes.

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