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1472 FC Will Play In NPFL Next Season –CEO, Sanni

1472 FC Will Play In NPFL Next Season –CEO, Sanni

At the unveiling of 1472 FC, a national second-tier league club, promoters of the new Nigeria National League (NNL) club expressed a determination to see the club playing in the elite Nigeria Premier Football League (NPFL) next season.

Dr. Segun Sanni, the club’s CEO made the declaration at the elaborate event introducing the club to fans and Surulere area personalities that included popular Nollywood faces, Segun Arinze, Actor turned Politician, Desmond Elliot and Chairman of Surulere LGA, Bamidele Yusuf, amongst others.

“We are setting up a model club which will set the pace in club football management and players welfare with a target to play in the NPFL next season,” Sanni announced to the audience at a poolside event inside the Stable, a private sports ground run by Union Bank.

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As part of their buildup to the NNL season, Sanni revealed plans of participation in Italy starting on Tuesday and added, “We have been deliberate in our recruitment of the players you see on parade here. We may be based in Surulere, but our team represents the geographical expression called Nigeria and they are all here by merit”.

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At the unveiling of 1472 FC at the Stable, Union Bank Sports Ground on Saturday. (Left to right): Member representing Surulere in the Lagos State Assembly, Hon. Desmond Elliot; CEO of Tingo Foods, Neha Mehta and CEO of 1472 FC, Dr. Segun Sanni.

1472 FC was founded by FINTECH billionaire, Dozy Mmobuosi who sits atop some other businesses including agro firm, Tingo Foods and Tingo Media.

His Dozy Mmobuosi Foundation is a medical outreach organisation that offers free tests and treatment for prostate cancer.

At the unveiling of 1472 FC at the Stable, Union Bank Sports Ground on Saturday. (From left to right): Bamidele Yusuf, the Chairman of Surulere LGA; Coach of 1472 FC, Otega Deira; Member representing Surulere in the Lagos State Assembly, Hon. Desmond Elliot; CEO of Tingo Foods, Neha Mehta and Chairman, Lagos House of Assembly Committee on Sports, Hon. Abiodun Orekoya.

 

 

 


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