Super Eagles’ Supporters Club Award Night: Pinnick, Aiteo, Adron Homes And AIT Bag Awards In Lagos
It was a remarkable day for Super Eagles Supporters’ Club as private bodies, government agencies, media organizations received prestigious awards, at her first ‘Award Night & Fund Raising Ceremony ‘ in Lagos, Nigeria.
The two in one events had in attendance behemoths of top dignitaries across Nigeria, making waves in different businesses who came to show support for the country’s Apex football supporters’ club as the 32nd African cup of nations beckons in Egypt.
The branded Nigeria football federation’s cup sponsors, ‘Aiteo’ were given (Foremost sponsor of football in Nigeria). Ethiopian Airline went home with (Super eagles supporters friendly airline), President of Nigeria football federation, Amaju Pinnick was given an award for his (Outstanding contributions to the development of Nigeria’s football), Chairperson of Nigeria women football league, Aisha Falode was recognized due to her (Contributions to women’s football in Nigeria) whilst Renowned Sports marketer, Nkechi Obi, received award for her ( Outstanding Contributions to supporters club in Nigeria). The Super eagles supporters’ club also launched its Magazine( The Super Supporters) and official Theme song for the forthcoming Africa Cup otof Nations in Egypt to make the epic events more memorable and colorful as well.
The chairman of the most organized football supporters club in Nigeria, Vincent Okumagba appreciated everyone who deemed it necessary to grace their remarkable events:
“This events is first of its kind by any sports or group of supporters club in Nigeria. It showed how united we have been, which is one of the reasons we all agreed to recognize government and private sectors who have been very supportive of football in Nigeria,” elated Okumagba said.
“We appreciate all and sundry who came far and wide to be part of this year’s event and we shall continually give over 100 percent attention to all the various national teams regardless of Gender in Nigeria,” he assured.
Also speaking about the event was the Club’s Image maker, Orishabiyi Olutoye: “Part of rationale behind these events was to show gratitude to our sponsors and for Nigerians to know what stands us out amongst other supporters club in Nigeria. We want to equally tell Nigerians that Super eagles supporters club and its entire team would be at Orange African cup of nations in Egypt to give our darling Super Eagles’ unflinching support, thus we appeal to Government, organizations and private bodies to partner us. We are preparing for the biggest football showpiece in Africa continent,” Toye stated.
Other invited guests at the Super eagles supporters’ club Award night and fundraising ceremony were; Comrade Oyelekan Lateef Idowu the Nat. President of National Union of Food, Beverage and Tobacco Employees (NUFBTE), who was inducted as PATRON, Hon. Mutiu Olakunle Okunola was the Chairman of the occasion, other PATRONS were Comrade Bobboi Bala Kaigama (General Secretary, Trade Union Congress), Chief Barr. Joemartins Osita Uzodike, (KSTJI, FCIPR), our Grand Matron is Rev. Mother Esther Abimbola Ajayi (JP), Otunba Ayodele Oshibogun (MD of Carbon and Fuel Limited), Hon. Capt. Jacob Adejumo member of the Federal House of Representatives, Dr. Akintunde Ayeni (Yemkem Int’l Group) was represented by her daughter.