The League Management Company, LMC, has approved a proposal to start a youth league, Under fifteen football competition among the premier league clubs participating in the Nigeria Football Professional League, NPFL.
The gesture, is in association with La Liga in furtherance of the partnership agreement between LMC and La Liga.
According to LMC, the football teams in NPFL will be paid two hundred thousand naira monthly for stadium maintenance, One hundred thousand naira for featuring three Under eighteen youth players in a matchday and one playing fifteen minutes.
The body, also agreed to pay two hundred thousand naira for dressing three Under eighteen youth players in a matchday with one playing at least forty- five minutes.
However, The League Management Company has announced that the twenty- sixteen and twenty-seventeen, Nigeria Professional Football League will commence on Saturday, fourteenth of January, twenty-seventeen.