Posted On: Sat 26 Jan 2019 By TCR NEWS | NAN
La Liga, the Spanish league, has promised to sponsor some of Nigeria’s U-15 players to Europe for professional football.
Managing Director of La Liga Nigeria, Javier Delpio, made the promise on Friday in Abuja at the closing ceremony of a five-day training clinic for coaches.
Delpio reassured of La Liga’s commitment towards a more professional Nigerian football hence the partnership with the Nigeria Football Federation and League Management Company.
“We will see many professional footballers being churned out by you coaches,” he said.
Also speaking, the NFF president, Amaju Pinnick, thanked La Liga and the coaches that participated in the training for a successful outing.
Pinnick who was represented by the LMC’s chairman, Shehu Dikko, said Nigeria was one of the two countries in the world that had benefitted from the La Liga coaching training.
The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the five-day coaching clinic is an initiative of the LMC in collaboration with La Liga to improve the skill of Nigeria’s coaches.