NPFL23: IMC Partner Supersport To Broadcast Super 6 playoffs

The Interim Management Committee (IMC) have revealed that it have struck a deal with broadcast giants Supersport to bring to the screens, the 2023 Nigeria Premier Football League (NPFL) Super 6 playoffs.

With the move by the IMC, it becomes the first time that Multichoice, the South Africa-based cable broadcasting outfit will broadcast live the Nigerian topflight football on its Supersport channels after last doing so in 2019.

Speaking after the latest development, as gathered by ckdmedia.ng., the IMC chairman, Gbenga Elegbeleye, identified that he was excited because the participating players would be in the eyes of the global world.

“We have just concluded with Supersport to cover the Super 6, it is cheering news,” Elegbeleye confirmed.

He said, “The players will get international recognition again, all the matches will be televised live and that will hold a great deal in showcasing our league not just in Sub-Saharan Africa, but the globe at large”.

The IMC Boss added that televising the Super 6 matches will also ensure better and fair officiating, as the referees would be put on their toes to perform better than they did in the regular season.

With the league title up for grabs, the teams will be looking towards qualifying for next season’s CAF Champions League, and CAF Confederation Cup.

The playoffs will feature Group A winners Bendel Insurance, defending champions Rivers United, 1999 winners Lobi Stars, record Nigerian champions Enyimba, Remo Stars and Sunshine Stars.

Slated to hold at the 10000-seater Mobolaji Johnson Arena in Onikan, Lagos, the tournament will run from Saturday, June 3 to Sunday, June 11.

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