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Nigeria Premier League: Glo Ends Sponsorship Deal

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Nigerian telecommunication company, Globacom has ended its partnership deal with the League Management Company (LMC), in which the telecommunication outfit sponsored the Glo Premier League.

Globacom, in a statement on Thursday, said the last sponsorship agreement which started in the 2012/2013 league season ended after the completion of the 2016 Super Four football tournament which was held in Kaduna and Uyo.

The telecom giants has been sponsoring the Nigerian premier League since 2003, and since then has demonstrated its commitment to the development of Nigerian football by committing enormous resources to support the Nigerian national teams and the Nigerian Premier League, investing over N8 billion in the last 12 years.

The service providers renewed its billions of naira sponsorship of the league in 2012 with the coming of the LMC, and has since then been on the ascendancy with many of the league players participating actively in national team assignments.

The LMC is expected to unfold a new multi- sponsorship arrangement which will see different companies sponsoring the league through different platforms.