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Fans connect with Chivita at match viewing centre

Posted: Apr 26, 2015 at 12:00 am   /   by   /   comments (0)

In a bid to re-emphasize and add flavour to the partnership between Chivita and famed football club, Manchester United, Chi Limited, makers of the leading fruit juice brand at the weekend, held a free screening of the football match between Manchester United and Chelsea FC.

The event which took place at the popular King-size restaurant located at Oregun in Lagos had in attendance a plethora of guests including several journalists, soccer fans and officials of Chi Limited who distributed free drinks to the delight of the audience.

The screening, organised with a view to increasing public awareness about the partnership between Chivita 100% and the English Premier League team, saw many fans showing their unalloyed support for the team and expressing their wishes to remain loyal consumers of the fruit juice.

Speaking at the event, Obinna Dike, who is a Business Administration student at the Lagos State University and passionate Manchester United fan said “this is a good event organised by Chi Limited and the partnership between Chivita and Manchester United is a great one that would possibly spur Manchester United to victory. It is also very interesting to see these brands connect with passionate soccer fans like me as I can now refresh with Chivita 100% fruit juice whilst watching my favourite club play”

Another soccer fan, Rafiu Salami, a trader at Yaba Market, had this to say, “It is very nice for a proudly Nigerian company to be having such relationship with such a terrific club like Manchester United. I commend both brands for this initiative and know that the partnership would further trigger interest, excitement and patronage for these iconic brands”

With the partnership signed in July 2014, Chivita 100% became the official fruit juice partner for Manchester United in Nigeria.

Abia set for South-East cricket championship

All is set for the 5th edition of the South-East cricket Championship tagged Chuma Anosike cup scheduled for Thursday 23rd to Sunday 26th April at Government Secondary school, Umuahia, Abia State.

In continuation of his efforts to promote Sports at grassroots, sponsor of the tournament, Barrister Chuma Anosike said the tournament initially was to take place in March but was pushed to April due to the elections.

“Fortunately we’ve had the four years previous tournaments to gain a lot of experience, the local organising committee is working very hard, I have been in touch with them and I believed that everything is going to turn out successful.

“The format of the tournament is that each state should produces a team either club, school team or university team depending on the organization of each state. Anambra is the most advanced among them and that is why we are encouraging each state to bring two teams”.

According to Anosike, the idea of the tournament is to have the tournament in a round robbing way, at least each team would play at least three games in both group ‘A’ and ‘B’ and that gives all players involved in the tournament opportunity to learn the rudiment of the game.