Globacom has restated its commitment to the development of the game of football at all levels in Nigeria.
The company’s Coordinator, Marketing, Niyi Olukoya, made this remark in Lagos last Tuesday, June 25, when Globacom and the League Management Company jointly unveiled the logo of the Nigerian Professional Football League.
Globacom’s Coordinator Marketing, Niyi Olukoya (2nd Left) celebrating with Chairman, League Management Company, Hon. Nduka Irabor, after the unveiling of the new Glo Premier League Logo at the Headquarters of the league sponsor, Globacom, in Lagos on Tuesday. With them are Member of LMC, Mr. Kunle Elebute, (Left) and Supporters’ Club President General, Dr. Rafiu Ladipo.
was also renamed Glo Premier League, thus signalling a new era in football sponsorship in Nigeria.
Olukoya stated that Glo had sponsored the league continuously from 2003 to 2009/2010 seasons, adding that the company “is proud to be back as league title sponsor ’’.
He stated that Globacom looks forward to working with the Honourable Nduka Irabor-led League Management Company to make the Glo Premier League the number one on the continent of Africa.
Olukoya also acknowledged the efforts of the LMC in ensuring the smooth running of the league and called for more support for the management team in their efforts towards restoring the league to its rightful status among other leagues on the continent
“The unveiling Glo Premier League logo today signals a new era of progress and total commitment to the development of football in Nigeria”, he added
He urged the sporting press to generously showcase the new logo and the new name in their reports.
Earlier in his speech, Hon. Irabor thanked Globacom for coming back to sponsor the League, adding that Globacom and LMC would work together to grow Nigerian football.
He said that Globacom had always been associated with football development in Nigeria and described the unveiling of the Glo Premier League logo as a new beginning.
Hon Irabor added that the logo unveiling represents the formalization of the re-union between Globacom and Nigerian League.
“The eagle bird as captured on the new logo is a unique icon which symbolizes excellence and top notch performance and we are grateful that our National teams have been living up to this reputation through scintillating performances in recent times”, Irabor concluded.