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Arsenal begins FA Cup trophy tour of Nigeria


Assistant Brand Manager, Star Lager Beer, Kolawole Akintimehin (left); Portfolio Manager, National Premium, Nigerian Breweries, Tokunbo Adodo; Partnership Manager, Arsenal Football Club, Gordon Tannock; Marketing Director, Nigerian Breweries; Franco Maria- Maggi and Senior Brand Manager, Star Lager Beer, Abayomi Abidakun with the F.A Cup Trophy won two weeks ago by Arsenal for a record 13th time at Nigerian Breweries headquarters in Lagos…yesterday.

It was all smiles, laughter and selfies yesterday when MTN Nigeria’s executive management team, led by its Chairman, Pascal Dozie received representatives of the current English FA Cup champions, Arsenal F.C of London, at the head office in Lagos.

Arsenal’s Head of Partner Services, Gordon Tannock, accompanied by Partner Services Manager at the club, Michael Higham, as well as the prestigious English FA Cup stopped over to celebrate their victory with MTN, who are the official mobile telecommunications partner of Arsenal in Nigeria.

Receiving the Arsenal delegation, MTN’s Chairman, Dozie congratulated the club for its victory in the English FA Cup competition, adding, “winning the FA Cup in such a tough season gives us greater reasons for celebration, and is a testament to the teams’ resilience and determination. Virtues, which resonate with me personally, and with MTN as a whole.”


He added, “Bringing the FA Cup to Nigeria shows the extent to which the club values its supporters in Nigeria, and its partnership with MTN.”

On his part, the Head of Partner Services, Gordon Tannock described MTN Nigeria as a strong partner to Arsenal F.C. “It is good to be in Nigeria again, a place where we have millions of our most passionate fans.

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