By Olayinka Elebute
Nigeria National League (NNL) will on Thursday the 18th of May in Lagos officially unveil its new sponsorship deal with popular gaming outfit Bet9ja.
The unveiling ceremony will hold at the Lagos Corporate office headquarters of Bet9ja, it will also afford both parties the chance to make the details of the mega partnership to the media.
The long sought brokered sponsorship deal by the second tier League was first made public on 4th April, 2017.
NNL Chief executive officer, Honourable Bukola Olopade, says after finally agreeing to work on many fronts with Bet9ja that the planned unveiling event in Lagos, will no doubt open a new vista for the largest League and for the public to be fully aware and appreciate the efforts of the NNL.
“We promised two weeks ago that we will for sure unveil to the public facts of our contract at Bet9ja, and we are set to do the needful and tell Nigerians all they need to know about the contract. We know that Nigerians are eager to hear from us, so we are inviting our brothers in the media, to the official unveiling and contract signing ceremony of the NNL/Bet9ja partnership ”.
The chairman and Chief Executive Officer -CEO of sports betting company- Bet9ja, Kunle Soname is the first Nigerian to own top European club, Desportive Feirense in the Portuguese primeira Liga, he also doubles as the chairman of Nigeria Premier League side, Remo Stars Football club of Sagamu.
He is an avid soccer lover, an excellent Football administrator and a man who believes in developing the sport from the grassroots.
That perhaps explains his company’s decision to partner with the largest important League in Nigeria, the NNL.
Of all the leagues in the nation’s football firmament, this is the first indigenous company to identify with the nation’s widest and largest league.