ENYIMBA FC BILLED FOR COPA LAGOS 2014
Kinetic Sports, organizers of Copa Lagos, are pleased to announce Enyimba Football Club's participation in The FC Barcelona Club Challenge at this year's edition of Copa Lagos.
Copa Lagos, Nigeria's highly entertaining international beach soccer festival will hold this year at the Eko Atlantic City, Victoria Island, Lagos, from 12th to 14th December 2014.
Enyimba FC, the Aba-based, two-time African Champions, will compete against other premium Nigerian clubs, including Stationary Stores, in The Club Challenge.
The sign up of Enyimba FC was announced by the CEO of Kinetic Sports, Samson Adamu, during the signing ceremony with Enyimba FC Chairman, Mr. Felix Anyasi. Adamu said “We are delighted to have one of the biggest clubs in Africa and a key ambassador help to place beach soccer on the Nigerian Football calendar. Enyimba is a global export and a very special Nigerian one at that.
The idea of Enyimba FC and FC Barcelona, another recent signing, tackle on Nigerian soil, fills many of us with great excitement. I personally look forward to the prospect. We are headed for a very exciting 2014 event. The best ever”
Anyasi added “Having conquered African football, it is another opportunity to break another ground in beach soccer. As a new innovation, we are extremely exciting about it…”
Earlier in the month, Copa Lagos announced the participation of FC Barcelona Beach Soccer team at this year's event. The famous Spanish giant will play three of the biggest Nigerian clubs including Enyimba FC.
The event also added 1960Bet as the lead sponsor and Eko Energy Estate under Orlean Invest as venue sponsors. FCMB remains the longest serving sponsors of Copa Lagos since its inception.
Founded in 2011, Copa Lagos is organized under the aegis of Beach Soccer Worldwide (BSWW) World Tour – the FIFA-recognized entity behind the creation and growth of Beach Soccer, and aims to have a strategic role in development of beach soccer in Nigeria.
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