Feb 20, 7 months ago

NLO set to fine clubs over foreign jersies – Ogunnowo

NLO set to fine clubs over foreign jersies – Ogunnowo

The management of Nationwide League One ( NLO) has frowned at clubs whose players wears foreign clubs Jesies to snap passport photograph at the on – going registration for the 2016/17 season.

Speaking to the sporting media in Abuja on Monday, Shola Ogunnowo, the scribe of the league disclosed that it is very downgrading for the Nationwide League when clubs in the league allows their players to wear foreign jersies  of some clubs while snapping passport photograph for registration for the league season, revealing further that some players even wear traditional attires like agbada and babaringa to snap passport photograph, which does not really depict the league well in line with football branding.

” We have written to all the clubs in the Nationwide league that their players must wear their club’s jersies, be it the one for home or away to snap passport photograph. The Nationwide League will not accept any registration forms that the players of the club puts on Chelsea , Manchester United or Real Madrid jersies in the passport photograph submitted for registration” Ogunnowo declared.

He added : ” Imagine some players wearing agbada or is it  babaringa to snap passport photograph for registration . Some coaches on the technical bench are also guilty of this. You will see a coach wearing babaringa or even wearing Manchester United jersey in a Nationwide League game when he is not Jose Mourinho of Man U. So, we have written to all the clubs and I am glad to inform that the registration forms we have received so far from some clubs are in compliance with the directive from the League body.”

Ogunnowo also informed that the Nationwide League is set to sanction any club that flouts this order with a heavy fine , as he noted that clubs must adhere strictly to rules governing the league and efforts have been put in place to ensure that the league is well packaged and branded to attract more fans and sponsorship ahead of the 2016/17 season.

“‘ We will not hesitate to sanction any club that flouts this directive. Heavy fine awaits any club that goes contrary to these rules. Things must be done properly, as we desire more fans to throng our league games to attract sponsorship of the League” he concluded .

NB : Pls attached is the sample  passport photograph for registration from Sunsel FC of Delta State.

Share "NLO set to fine clubs over foreign jersies – Ogunnowo" via

No comments yet.

Leave a reply

More in News
Aug 15, 1 month ago

NFF thumps up NLO Coerver Coaching Course

Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has praised the secretariat of the Nigeria League One on their forthcoming Coerver Coaching course slated for next month in Abuja. This was disclosed on Tuesday to the sporting press in Abuja by Bitrus Bewarang, th…

Aug 2, 2 months ago

FURTHER POSTPONEMENT OF ALL NLO LEAGUE MATCHES IN DIVISION ONE AND TWO

  The Board of the Nigeria Nationwide League One has approved the postponement of all League matches scheduled for 3rd and 4th August 2017 and the promotion and relegation play-off for 10th and 11th August 2017.    You will recall that …

Jul 22, 2 months ago

PipulTVNLO Division One Week 9 Fixtures July 20/21/22

  A1 MFM FEEDER FC 0 – 1 36LIONS FC JUVENILE FC 2 – 0  EKITI UTD FC   A2 TESLIM BALOGUN FC 0 – 3 GREEN BERET FC AKURE CITY FC 3 – 1 MAGATE FC    B1 GRAY INT’L FC 0 – 1 DYNAMITE FORCE FC FC EBEDEI 1 – 0  SUNSHINE ST…