Former Super Eagles Midfielder Adepoju Reacts To AFCON 2019 Draw
Former Super Eagles player, Mutiu Adepoju. (Image Credit: Guardian)

Former Super Eagles midfielder, Mutiu Adepoju, says making Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) business is imperative for making it stable and viable.

Concise News reports that Adepoju told NAN that only when clubs began to declare profits and retain self-sponsorship would the league be stable.

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Adepoju played most of his career in Spain, amassing La Liga totals of 175 games and 22 goals over the course of seven seasons and mainly representing Racing de Santander and Real Sociedad.

He says such development would not only attract money to Nigeria but improve the professional prospects of Nigerian players who ply their trade in the country.

“Clubs should start aiming at making and declaring profits at the end of every season.

“As soon as they begin to do this, certainly, players will be more committed and more hardworking,’’ Adepoju says.

Meanwhile, the man popularly called ‘Headmaster’ player commends the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) for strengthening Nigeria’s professional league which, he opines, is fast developing.