Nigeria players union charges NFF to publish relief package for clubs

The National Association of Nigeria Professional Footballers (NANPF) has urged the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) to publish its relief package for clubs in the league as it being done across the globe.

Referring to the Senegal Football Federation relief package, NANPF on Friday, through its Secretary General Austin Popo, asked the NFF to learn from other football association.

They players and staff are being sack by the day due to insufficient funds for the upkeep of teams.

“Following the disturbing development of the ongoing incessant  sacking or suspension  of  players and coaches by some clubs hinged on the impact of the Covid-19 Pandemic, the Nigeria players Union NANPF wants the NFF to follow the trend of other Football Federations across the globe and publish the palliative monies from FIFA and (CAF)  received and distributed to clubs in the various leagues, to forestall any possibility of diversions for the purpose of accountability, integrity and transparency.

“This is not happening to Nigeria alone and we are no longer comfortable with so many players already been sacked due to the pandemic issue,” Popo said.

They published relief package for clubs by Senegal Football Federation while urging Nigeria to do same.


Top-flight – US$26,000 each club

Second-tier – US$17,000 each club

Third-tier – US$12,000 each club

Fourth tier – US$5,200 each club


First-tier – US$5,200 each club

Second-tier – US$3,500 each club.

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