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LMC plans big for league legend Victor Ezeji

12 February 2016, 14:17

Lagos - The League Management Company (LMC) have revealed that they had in stock great plans to celebrate and honour veteran player and league legend Victor Ezeji as he retired after two decades of meritorious service in the Nigeria premiership.

Chairman of the League Management Company Mallam Shehu Dikko disclosed this on Thursday while featuring as a guest on 'Naija Made', a sports show on Supersport monitored in Lagos.

The LMC boss who spoke on a wide range of issues as it affects the successes and future progress of the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) recalled how the LMC ensured that Victor Ezeji was registered for Heartland of Owerri last season for him to make the historic 20-year record of play in the NPFL.

Dikko added that the LMC have put in place several plans to bring Ezeji on board in the League programs and activities as a way of celebrating and honoring him to serve as a role model and motivation for other players.

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According to him. "Yes we have plans to bring him on board, we are proud of him as a role model, we will honour and celebrate him to motivate others and above all for his discipline and education which we want other players to emulate. Again he was not too much in a hurry to go and play abroad," he said.

Meanwhile in a related development, the Association of NPFL club chairmen and Managers (Club Owners) have enjoined Players plying their trade under the NPFL and other leagues in the country to emulate the high level of professionalism exhibited by veteran legend victor Ezeji who retired recently from active soccer after 20 years of Play in the domestic league.

A statement by the Association in Abuja Thursday jointly signed by the Chairman Isaac Danladi and the Executive Secretary Alloy Chukwuemeka salute the courage, discipline and exemplary exploits of Victor Ezeji whom they described as a true Legend of the NPFL.

The Association urged the Nigeria Football Federation NFF, the LMC, the Sports Writers Association of Nigeria (SWAN) and other relevant bodies to honour and celebrate Ezeji to serve as a motivation for younger and upcoming players.

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