Lagos - The Nigeria National League (NNWL) has sealed a 24
million naira sponsorship deal with Standard alliance Insurance PLC.
The deal will run for three years at eight million naira per
year with effect from the 2013/14 season, a release made available to News24
NNL Executive Board Chairman Emeka Inyama had earlier hinted
that from the new season, match officials will enforce the strict use of the
branded balls on match days as it is the practice in other major leagues across
He said arrangement has been concluded with a company to
supply the items which the NNL will in turn supply to the participating clubs.
According to him the introduction of the branded match balls
is part of the new innovations promised by NNL to make the league the envy of
other leagues in the world not only in Africa.