NNL Super 8 Live On Television As Organisers, SLTV Strike Accord

NNL Super 8 Live On Television As Organisers, SLTV Strike Accord

As part of its plans to bring the forthcoming Nigeria National League ( NNL) Super 8 to the doorstep of football fans, the board of the second tier League has announced a partnership deal with an indigenous dedicated satellite channel, Metrodigital (SLTV) to broadcast live all the matches.

In a letter of consent sent to the NNL Board and signed by Paul Osuji Ph.D, the organisation’s head of operations, stated that following series of meetings they held with NNL management they’ve consented to taking the games live via one their dedicated channels…AN FOOTBALL.

SLTV further stated that they would pick their signals from the streaming outfit that NNL has already struck a deal with Sports Light hub while commentaries will come courtesy of Radio Nigeria.

“Consequent upon our physical meetings with you and subsequent telephone conversations, Metrodigital (SLTV) consents to the NNL broadcast partnership for the Super 8 competition.

“With this acceptance, Metrodigital will broadcast the event live from your Facebook stream and Radio Nigeria commentaries as agreed,” said the statement.

The company also promised to do her best to promote sports especially football in the country

Speaking on the partnership, an elated Chief Executive Officer of NNL, Emmanuel Attah commended the company for partnering the league body to develop the country’s football, describing the partnership as a welcome development which will go a long way in bringing the second tier league closer to the people.

“I must commend the company for partnering with us. You’re aware that we’re in the digital age and the company accepting to take the matches live will enable fans to watch all the matches from the comfort of their homes, on their mobile networks, offices or business places.”

According to him, the deal is part of the plans of the present board of the most important league in the country to make sure that all Nigerians have a feel of the actions in the Super 8, noting that they’ll continue to do more to make the league better just as he posited that this is just the beginning of their relationship with the company.

He appealed to Nigerians to go for the very affordable SLTV dish which is an indigenous outfit that is adding value to the country’s football.

The Super 8 which holds from June 7-14 in Enugu is organised annually at the end of the league to determine the overall champion of the second tier League as well as teams that will gain promotion to the elite league.

The eight teams that qualified for the championship are; Nasarawa Utd, Sporting Supreme of Abuja, Sokoto Utd and El-Kanemi Warriors. Others are Beyond Limit FC, Madiba FC, Inter Lagos and Ikorodu Utd.


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