2022/23 NPFL winners to get N100m prize money

Nigeria Football club owners have admitted that Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) games are fixed and won by the highest bidders.

Winners will get a whopping N100 million when the abridged Nigerian Professional Football League (NPFL) season 2022/2023 ends, thesportsbay.com reports.

In explaining the specifics of the upcoming season, Hon. Gbenga Elegbeleye, chairman of the Interim Management Committee (IMC), stated as much.

The Nigeria Sports Commission’s (NSC) previous Director-General declared that the winner will get N100 million in cash.

“They promised to give last season’s winner (Rivers Unit­ed) N50 million, which they have yet to pay.

“We don’t want to promise what we cannot do, the win­ner of the 2022/2023 season will get N100 million as a cash prize,” he said.

The draws for the new sea­son have been scheduled for Wednesday 28th of December at Sandralia Hotel in Abuja by 2 pm.

Recall that Rivers United, last season winner are yet to get the N50 million as their reward for going all the way.

The players of the Pride of Rivers were, however, reward­ed with cash prizes by the Rivers State Government for qualifying for the group stage of the ongoing CAF Confeder­ation Cup.

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