The Super Eagles will be turbo-charged for Friday’s 2023 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying match against Guinea Bissau’s Djurtus at the Moshood Abiola Stadium, Abuja.
Three brands from the stable of Nigerian Breweries Plc Goldberg, Life Continental and ZAGG Energy Drink are offering extra motivation for the Eagles as they seek early qualification for next year’s AFCON tournament billed to take place in Cote D’Ivoire.
As part of this new sponsorship drive, each of these three brands will present awards and monetary rewards to distinguishing Super Eagles players on Friday in Abuja.
Life Continental premium lager beer from Nigerian Breweries, will be presenting the ‘Man of the Match’ award while Goldberg will award the player who scored the winning goal against Guinea-Bissau.
As widely agreed upon, the Gold in Goldberg is not just a word, it’s the mark of the distinct quality that cannot be compared to any and that is why the brand would be especially celebrating whoever is voted Man of the Match.
Another thriving brand of beer also produced by Nigerian Breweries, Life Continental, which is made to be enjoyed on every occasion, will be part epoch making occasion.
The Man of the Match award is an important part of the football culture and recognize outstanding individual performances during a game.
They provide a platform to celebrate the best players and their contributions to the team’s success
However, beyond the traditional award, ZAGG Energy Drink, an unconventional energy drink brewed to perfection, is coming out with something unique.
The Energy Drink, which is now the talk of the town, will reserve special honour for the ‘Energy Moment of the Match’.
This award recognizes the most impactful moment of the game and is sure to keep the players energized and motivated throughout the match.
The Senior Brand Manager Life Continental Beer, Francis Obiajulu, noted that the brands would be offering new life not just to the Super Eagles but Nigerian football in its entirety.
According to him, the brands will continue to fuel the passion for football in the country with innovative ideas that would be enjoyed by all including the players, fans and loyal consumers.
“If you call it a new dawn, you are right, we have always matched our words with action and that is what we are doing with this new phase of sponsorship of the national team” he declared.
Nigerian Breweries Plc, have a long-standing partnership with the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) since February 2018 and the relationship has now entered a new gear with three of its brands going all out to pump up the Super Eagles and all the other grades of the national football teams.