Chairman of Katsina State Football Association, Alhaji Aminu Balele Kurfi has praised the efforts of the League Management Company (LMC) and all the football stakeholders for the successful kick-off of the Nigeria domestic league, the NPFL.
Alhaji Balele, who was amongst the top dignitaries that witnessed the encounter between Jigawa Golden Stars FC and Sunshine Stars FC, played at the ABS Stadium, Kaduna particularly showered praises on the match officials for their excellent performances.
The philanthropist, who is also a member of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) Technical and Development Committee gave kudos to players of the two teams for their high level of discipline, maturity and good display of soccer artistry.
He thereafter, presented a cash donation of one hundred and fifty thousand naira to each of the two teams, even as he took a group photograph with the two clubs in display of FIFA Fair Play and For the Good of the Game.
Alhaji Balele solicited for the support of all the relevant football stakeholders in Nigeria to give their full backing to the LMC to make the league great.