The NPFL keeps getting better, as the Nigeria professional football league moves 20 place up. In 2018, the Nigeria professional football league moves
The NPFL keeps getting better, as the Nigeria professional football league moves 20 place up.
In 2018, the Nigeria professional football league moves from 77th best league to the 57th in the world. and ranked 8th in Africa, on the continent behind Tunisia who’s ranked as the best league in Africa and 15th in the world. Morocco (17), Egypt (30), Congo DR (35), Angola (48), South Africa (50), Zambia (55). complete the top seven above Nigeria.
In 2018, the country sole representative Enugu rangers in the CAF confederations cup crashed out early in the competition, as they were unable to progress beyond the group stage.
Lobi Stars of Markurdi, aslo couldn’t makes beyond the group stage of the competition.
The league chairman Shehu Dikko, happy with the improvement
“It shows we are moving forward, jumping 20 places in one year, it was a challenging year. If we continue on this trajectory, we will get where we want to be – to be among the top,”
“It just indicates that people are watching and we will review what is going on and make improvements. At least, to jump 20 places in one year is quite a leap, so, we are glad we are making some progress despite the challenges, but we can do more. Our ambition is to be at the top.”