The Nigerian Women Football League is set to get a new wave of publicity after it signed an agreement with the NTA to broadcast its games.
The memorandum of understanding between both parties was signed at a brief ceremony held at the NFF Secretariat in Abuja.
Chairperson of the NWFL, Chief (Mrs) Dilichukwu Onyedinma said the collaboration had been in the pipeline for a long time, as the body sought to give more value to Nigeria women football.
She expressed excitement at the opportunity to utilize the brand quality of he NWFL which has led Nigeria to dominate female football on the continent for decades.
Onyedinma reiterated the fact that the Super Falcons are six –time champions of the continent, having also attended all FIFA Women’s World Cup finals in history, while the Under-20 girls and Under-17 girls have also been at every edition of their World Cup tournaments.
“Nigeria women football is a great brand and the Nigeria Television Authority is also the largest television network in Africa. We are happy to collaborate with NTA,” she said.
Responding, NTA’s General Manager (Sports), Mr. Akinloye Oyebanji disclosed that the preparation of the MOU was the first official assignment performed by the new Director –General of NTA, Mr. Sola Omole.
“We are very happy to finally seal this pact today, as this underscores NTA’s non-discrimination policy. Whether it is the Fifa World Cup final or some youth football tournament in the remotest part of Nigeria, NTA is there to cover it,” he said.