The Nigerian Premier League (NPL) has signed a kit deal with sports manufacturing company Nike to manufacture kits for players of all 20 Premier League clubs and the production of a NPL Matchball with Globacom and the Premier League Bank inscribed on the ball.
As of the 2007/08 season the league is known as the Globacom Premier League, due to sponsorship from the Globacom telecomunications company.
Chairman of NPL, Chief Oyuki Obaseki said that the ball and kits will be supplied to all the Nigerian Premier League clubs and will be used during the current season.
The world football governing body, FIFA in its latest ranking rated the Nigeria Premier League as the fourth best organised league in Africa and 36th best organised league in the world.
Nigeria Premier League Board Chairman, Chief Oyuki Obaseki, who reveled this at an inter-active session with reporters in Abuja, explained that Nigeria is behind Egypt, Tunisia and Cameroon.