By Kate Obodo
Former Super Eagles midfielder Austin Okocha believes Nigeria Premier League can be betterÂ if things are put inÂ proper order.
He said over the years, the league has been governed withÂ people who have nothing creative to offer. He faultedÂ the administrative circuit as the reasonÂ for the poorÂ standard of the league. According to him,Â the need for total change is necessary.
â€œUndoubtedly, ourÂ league would have been better now, where people would fight had to watch the matches just like the European league If we have good administrative personnel. I have said this times without number that we need change especially from the administrative board.
â€œ Honestly speaking, things are no longer in good shape. This is why soccer fans do not see the need to watch our league anymore. When you do not have good organization what do you expect. Time has come for us to change those people who have mismanaged and ruinedÂ our league in the past and put people who have wealth of experience and have passion forÂ the game.
â€œIf this is not done the standard will remain in the same way. On my part, I am willing to work if the need arises especially working for the interest of the public. But then our people need to come out and say who they want,â€ the former Bolton Wanderer midfielder said.