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Nationwide League One appoints Abdulgafar Oladimeji as media officer

Nationwide League One appoints Abdulgafar Oladimeji as media officer

The Nigerian Nationwide League One has appointed a new national media officer for the 19 states of the federation and the federal capital territory.

In a letter signed by the Chief Operating Officer of the League, Olusola Ogunnowa, a copy of which was shown to Nigerian Sketch, Abdulgafar Oladimeji was appointed as the media officer on Monday.

Oladimeji is expected to coordinate media activities, ensure effective media coverage and project the brand of the League.

Abdulgafar Oladimeji, Nationwide League One, media officer
Abdulgafar Oladimeji

Prior to his appointment, Oladimeji has been the secretary of the Kano chapter of the Sports Writers Association of Nigeria (SWAN) and publisher of the Kano-based online sports medium, Pyramid Sports.

Also known as the Amateur League, the Nationwide League One is structured into Divisions One, Two and Three. Eight (8) teams are promoted from the League to the Nigeria National League each year, while eight (8) are relegated from the National League to the Amateur League.

Equally, eight (8) teams are promoted from Division Two to Division One, while eight (8) teams are relegated from Division One to Two.

At the same time, Division Three teams played at eight (8) different centres with the top team in each centre promoted to Division Two, while the teams at the bottom are relegated out of the Amateur League outright.

This is according tothe League’s rather obsolate website.

The site said the “Amateur League is … faced with the constraints of lack of basic office equipment, lack of sponsors and inadequate staffing, just like the Nigeria National League and the Nigeria Women’s League.”

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