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Firm committed to grassroots football growth in Nigeria

By Alex Monye
29 November 2021   |   2:45 am
Recently, global sports betting brand, 22Bet NG, who are also the official sponsors of PSG Football Club, made a donation of training kits and equipment, ranging from training markers

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Recently, global sports betting brand, 22Bet NG, who are also the official sponsors of PSG Football Club, made a donation of training kits and equipment, ranging from training markers, cones, hurdles, footballs, jerseys etc. to Bariga FC, a grassroots football club based in Bariga Council of Lagos State at the just concluded Bariga Football Fiesta also sponsored by the brand.

“We are excited to have formed this partnership with Bariga FC, we feel this is vital in promoting and contributing to the grassroots football industry in Nigeria,” said the brand through a statement by its Head Brand Marketing & Communication, Mr Adebayo Samuel Ajala.

“This is just the beginning of so many partnerships with grassroots football clubs, scattered across all major local government areas in Nigeria, we look at promoting and supporting leagues and tournaments that will further help in the development of grassroots football,” he said.

There was a novelty match (Bariga Football Fiesta) between Bariga FC Team A & B, the game was goalless until the 79th minute where team B took the lead with a goal from Segun Balogun and Fatai Toheeb with the assist. The game eventually ended with a scoreline of 1 to Bariga FC team B and 0 to Bariga FC team A.

22Bet NG also provided a functional water boreholes system within the training pitch/ground frequently used by Bariga FC and other football clubs within the Bariga area.

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