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Nationwide league insures players

05 December 2013, 12:13Israel Ojoko

Lagos - The Nigeria Nationwide League (NNWL) has sealed a contract with Standard Alliance Insurance Company as official insurer of players in the lower tier.

The NNWL announded the deal after its 2013 Annual General Assembly.

According to a press release made available to News24 Nigeria by secretary of the body, Olushola Ogunnowo, the mandatory comprehensive insurance policy for all the league clubs and endorsement of Standard Alliance Insurance Company as official insurance company was a high point of discussion.

According to Olushola, a benefit of 250 000 naira will pay out for death, 250,000 naira for permanent injuries and 20,000 naira for injuries.

The mandatory medical check-up for all Nationwide League Club players and officials to be supervised by the league medical officer, Dr. Olajide Adebola, was also agreed upon.

- News24


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