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NOC, NB reaffirm partnership ahead Tokyo 2020 Olympics


[FILES] A man walks in front of the Olympic Rings displayed in the Tokyo’s Nihonbashi district on July 24, 2019, as the city marks one year before the start of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games. – Tokyo entered the final leg of its marathon Olympic preparations, marking a year until the 2020 Games open with officials promising a high-tech but eco-friendly event. (Photo by CHARLY TRIBALLEAU / AFP)

The Nigeria Olympic Committee (NOC) and the Nigerian Breweries Plc yesterday reaffirmed their continued partnership in the run-up to the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games. 

The agreement, which kicked off in 2018 will have two of Nigerian Breweries Plc’s biggest brands, Star Lager Beer and Amstel Malta headlining the partnership as official alcoholic and malt beverages of Team Nigeria. 

With Tokyo 2020 taking place next July, Amstel Malta and STAR will play an important role in supporting Team Nigeria on their journey to and through the games. Both brands will not only support the team but will also provide premium enjoyment for fans with engaging campaigns leading up to Tokyo 2020. 

Speaking on this strategic partnership, Emmanuel Oriahki, Marketing Director, Nigerian Breweries Plc., said: “Nigerian Breweries Plc. is passionate about sports in Nigeria and we know our consumers love to celebrate great moments in sports. We are thrilled to be able to bring people together to enjoy and celebrate Team Nigeria on their journey to Tokyo 2020 where we believe our talented athletes will do their best and shine.”

Secretary-General, Nigeria Olympics Committee, Olabanji Olabanjo,  added: “We are happy to have Nigerian Breweries Plc as our partner. Amstel Malta and STAR are brands we are excited to work with not only because of what the Nigeria Olympic Committee stands to gain but also because of what is in it for the fans and supporters of Team Nigeria.”

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