Abuja - The League Management Company (LMC) has tasked the administrators
of the 20 Premier League clubs to put into practice at their clubs, insights
gained from the one day Executive Training Program organized by the LMC on
Thursday at the Abuja Hilton.
The advice was the crux of an address by Shehu Dikko, the
LMC Chairman while flagging off the program which was attended by the Club
Chairmen and some other football stake holders including representative of the
League's Official Broadcast partners.
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Dikko said the training has become auspicious at this time
that plunging oil prices in the international market has led to dwindling in state
resources which have affected all facets of national economy.
“We must tap into the learnings from this program to expand
our revenue base to position clubs to meet their obligations to players”, the
LMC boss noted.
“The reality today is that government is increasingly having
difficulty meeting its obligation and they won't be throwing money at football.
So, we have to take advantage of the revenue potentials of club football to
create alternative sources of funding our clubs. That is the reason we have
gathered some of the best professionals here to share ideas with the club
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