NWFL, LaLiga Lay Foundation for Collaboration to Boost Women’s Football
The Spanish football league (LaLiga) and the Nigerian Women Football League (NWFL) recently held a meeting which was aimed at initiating collaboration between both entities.
The event which was held at the LaLiga headquarters in Madrid, was attended by Head of LaLiga women’s football, Pedro Malabia; Chairperson of the NWFL, Aisha Falode; Commercial and Corporate Strategy Director of the NWFL, Timothy Timisire; and Director of the LaLiga office in Nigeria, Javier del Rio. They was a follow up to the agreement both parties signed last February.
The principal aim of the meeting was to gain a better understanding of how LaLiga is developing women’s football in Spain, as well as to learn about the development and future of the women’s
Other issues on the agenda included the discussion of aspects related to initiatives targeted at raising visibility, marketing strategies and economic growth targets.
The delegates from the NWFL also expressed a special interest in understanding the structures of the Liga Iberdrola clubs, for which Pablo Mantilla, director of the Valencia Foundation, and Marina Gassent, coordinator of the women’s section of Valencia CF were also present in the meeting.
The latest agreement between both tiers reflects in committing both institutions to maintain the sustainable development and growth of women’s football both in Spain and in Nigeria.