Philip Esoimeme, a football fan (left); Dola Bamgboye, Manager, Events and Sponsorship, MTN Nigeria; Bosun Awaye, another football fan and Joseph Ogbuka; Manager, Youths Segment, MTN Nigeria, during the MTN/Arsenal partnership activation held at O’jez Bar, National Stadium, Surulere, Lagos.
Football enthusiasts were entertained yesterday at viewing centres in Lagos and Ibadan, where fans in both cities trooped to watch the English Premier League match between Arsenal and Chelsea.
Before and after the game, the MTN/Arsenal partnership afforded excited fans the opportunity to interact with MTN ambassador, Saka, who was at the O’jez restaurant, Lagos, as part of the entertainment lined up by the telecommunications outfit for football fans.
Aside the popular star fans also had the opportunity to win gifts through raffle draws held at the centres.Speaking on the event, General Manager, Brand & Communications, MTN Nigeria, Richard Iweanoge gave a sneak peek into what to expect from the brand going forward.
“This is set to be an exhilarating season. In addition to surprising fans like this, we have planned a number of offers to keep our customers thrilled. Football lovers will be given the chance to participate in a fantasy football league, be granted access to exclusive Arsenal match chants, wall papers and caller tunes, and some lucky fans will also win all expense paid trips.
“Football is like air to many Nigerians and through this initiative, we will continue to reward their passion for the game,” he said.