NFF Approves NPFL Name Change


The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) Congress have approved the change of name of the Nigeria Professional Football League to the Nigeria Premier Football League.

The congress held its 79th Annual General Assembly, on Sunday, at Monty Suites Hotel, Uyo, Akwa Ibom State.

The NFF president, Alhaji Ibrahim Gusau, thanked the Congress for the confidence reposed in him and the Executive Committee members during the last elections.

He also praised the Federal Government of Nigeria, in particular His Excellency, President Bola Ahmed Tinubu, for his tremendous support and understanding of the demands of the game of football.

Also his approval of a special fund for the super Falcons campaign in the FIFA Women’s World Cup Australia and New Zealand 2023, and prayed for greater support for the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), the National Teams and Nigeria Football generally.

Nigeria’s FIFA council member and Member of the CAF Executive Committee, Mr. Amaju Melvin Pinnick, urged all members of the NFF General Assembly to support the President, Gusau, in his quest to move Nigeria football forward.

The Congress pledged full support to the Support Eagles in its quest to qualify for the FIFA World Cup USA/Mexico/Canada 2026.