President of the Nigerian Football Federation, Amaju Pinnick has described the NFF’s new sponsorship deal with energy company Aiteo Group as a heartwarming landmark in the history of football sponsorship in Nigeria.
The Federation, on Wednesday, signed a 5-Year partnership agreement with the Group, which has become of Official Optimum Partner of the NFF.
The deal, which takes effect on May 1 2017 is valued at N2.5 billion naira over the next five years, with an initial option of a year extension.
“This is a heart-warming landmark in the history of football sponsorship in Nigeria. I am very happy that a critical area of our expenditure is being taken care of by this agreement”, Pinnick said.
The NFF boss added: “This lucrative deal with Aiteo will cover all the national teams, and we are very happy to have a sponsor at this crucial time. This is a big boost for our football.”