Feet‘N’Tricks get broadcast partner ahead 2019 African Freestyle Championship
Organisers of the African Freestyle Football Championship (AFFC), Feet ‘n’ Tricks have unveiled SuperSport as their media partner for the broadcast of the 2019 edition of the championship.
The deal means that SuperSport will bring live broadcast of the national and African Freestyle Football Championships to its viewers across sub-Saharan Africa.
Feet ‘n’ Tricks are the organizers of the Nigerian and African Freestyle Football Championships, endorsed by the World Freestyle Football Association.
This year, over 120 freestylers participated in its Nigerian regional auditions in Lagos, Warri, Owerri and Abuja, with winners getting monetary rewards and the chance to compete at the national and continental competitions billed to hold on September 14 and 15, 2019. They will also attend the Freestyle Football World Championship.
According to the organisers, the 32 winners from the regional auditions will converge at the Balmoral Convention Center, Lagos on September 14 to compete for the National Championship title, mouth-watering cash prizes, including an all-expense-paid trip to Miami, the U.S. to represent Nigeria in the global championship.
“The African Freestyle Football Championship happening on September 15 at the same venue will host talented freestyle football champions from all over Africa, as well as renowned celebrities and VIPs,” the organisers said.
Chairman of Feet ‘n’ Tricks International, Mr. Valentine Ozigbo, who expressed delight at the partnership, said, “We will work on the continuous development of African freestyle talent and continually exploit all available resources to create more awareness for the sport and we are grateful to our sponsors and partners”
“Freestyle Football is not just a game, it is an art and a passion which deserves more attention than currently accorded. With this partnership, we are moving closer to making freestyle football a household game and a sustainable means of livelihood, regional tourism growth and wider national and continental economic and health development.”