We must create trust before becoming professional: Fuelle

03 Apr 2019 13:50pm
WINDHOEK, 03 APR (NAMPA) – The Namibia Premier League (NPL) can only become professional if trust is established amongst its stakeholders, the NPL’s new Chief Executive Officer, Harald Fuelle said on Wednesday.
He was speaking during the official announcement of his appointment in Windhoek.
Fuelle said his main task at the moment is to transform the NPL into the flagship league in the country.
“We would like to create trust amongst the public in football and after that we can approach sponsors to come on board. But the first thing to do is create trust so people can see that we are where we want to be,” he said.
Fuelle, who was appointed on a one-year term contract, said the NPL should be something people want to associate themselves with.
“I don’t want to leave this organisation in one year, that is a fact. In this year we want to build a good basis and foundation to run a good league as it will not be possible to build a house in one year,” he said, adding that he will achieve what he can during his term, but hopes to continue as chief executive officer when his contract is reviewed at the end of the year.
Fuelle’s appointment comes eight years after Mathew Haikali was sacked by the NPL Board of Governance.