–Ahead Premier League’s Week 3
Title sponsor of Glo Premier League, Globacom, has commended the clubs for their conduct in the past three weeks since the commencement of the league across various centres in the country.
“The reports from the centres on crowd control and teams’ discipline have so far been impressive, and we believe things can only get better as the league progresses”, Globacom said in a statement in Lagos on Wednesday.
“In addition, we are glad that the league is gradually returning to its old glory, and we wish to commend the fans for embracing the new dawn with their orderly conduct,” the statement added.
The company said the robust quality of football witnessed since the commencement of the new season, as well as the wholesome atmosphere at the venues where the matches have been played have been commendable.
According to the leading telecommunications company, the new trend will shore up the rating of Nigeria’s league on the continent in the nearest future.
“It will be gratifying if we can maintain and even surpass our position as one of the top three leagues in Africa.
Glo, as the title sponsor, will continue to support efforts aimed at achieving the goal,” the statement further said.
Meanwhile, action returns on Week 3 on friday when Heartland hosts Sharks of Port Harcourt in Owerri, while Crown Football Club of Ogbomisho will welcome Dolphins of Port Harcourt in Ibadan on Saturday.
Similarly, Taraba United will lock horns with El Kanemi Warriors in Jalingo. Rangers of Enugu will entertain Kano Pillars in Enugu in an encounter between two old league rivals.
On Sunday, Akwa United will host Kaduna United in Uyo, as Lobi Stars tackles Gombe United in Katsina-Ala; while Warri Wolves and Bayelsa United, who are engaged in continental competitions this weekend, will face Enyimba and Nasarawa United in Warri and Yenagoa respectively on March 26.