NPL: Rivers United GM, Emerge Club Owners Association Chairman

The General Manager of Rivers United, Dr Okey Kpalukwu on Monday emerged as the new Chairman, Nigeria Premier League Club Owners Association.

In a brief and peaceful election conducted by the 20 clubs in Abuja, Kpalukwu was elected Chairman while the Presidents of Remo Stars FC, Hon. Kunle Soname and Doma United FC, Alhaji Suleiman Umar were elected Chairmen to represent the North and Southern parts of Nigeria.

Speaking on behalf of the new executives that has a two-year tenure, Kpalukwu promised an all inclusive administration that will ensure that everyone’s voice and suggestions will be respected.

Meanwhile, the names of Dr Kpalukwu, alongside the duo of Alhaji Umar and Dominic Iorfa have been forwarded to the Nigeria Football Federation, NFF, for consideration for membership of the Nigeria Premier League, NPL, which was in response to request from the football governing body

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