Wednesday, 28 June 2017

NFF Get New Sponsor For Federation Cup

The Nigeria Football Federation have hooked a new title sponsor for the Federation Cup which hitherto has lost its glamor.
The deal was sealed on Wednesday after a marathon meeting between NFF officials led by the president Amaju Pinnick as well as officials of Aiteo Group.
It is understood that Prize Monies from this season will be N25m for Male's and N10m for Female's Event.

The first runner-up in the men's Aiteo Cup will get N10m while the women's first runner-up will receive N5m. 

The deputy Managing Director of Aiteo Group‏, Mr. Francis Peters revealed that their support for the game is mainly for Nigerians.
"We actually have things to do with this money, like give our Shareholders, but we are doing this for Nigeria,"  Peters said at the press conference for signing of Aiteo Cup agreement.
Also excited about the sponsorship deal was the independent chairman of Nigerian women's league, Aisha Falode. 
"I am very excited that the women (women's FA Cup) have been taken care of," Falode said during the media briefing.
The Vice President of the Nigerian Football Federation Shehu Dikko also said:
"Only we, Nigerians are able to develop Nigeria." 
FC Ifeanyi Ubah are the defending champions of the Federation Cup.

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