Lagos - Nigerian league legend, Christian Chukwu has hailed
the improvements recorded in the league recently, and believes the golden era
of the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) has been gradually restored.
The former Enugu Rangers and Heartland Coach attributed the
surge in attendance at matches to the reforms in the league which has witnessed
strict enforcement of regulations and tasked the League Management Company
(LMC) to continue monitoring the remaining games closely to ensure the season
ends on a high.
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"It is obvious that the Nigeria Premier League is
getting better based on what we have witnessed in the past three seasons, and
kudos to the organizers for their initiatives," Chukwu told the league
"The huge presence of spectators at designated League
venues these days is an icing on the cake for a high performance and the elite
league is now competitive and attractive to watch. I believe with time, the
days when Nigerian fans rely on foreign leagues to enjoy good football will be
He also commended the quality of officiating, which he believes
is one of the reasons the games are attracting more followership.
"What fascinates me is that more people are now
storming the Stadia to watch our league. I have watched some high quality NPL
matches this season and the tie between Rangers and Warri Wolves was another
fantastic encounter. It's as if the game should not end because of its
sweetness", Chukwu, added.For
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