Star announces Kanu, Okocha as ambassadors

Wednesday 14 May 2014

/ by Colin Udoh

Nigerian Breweries have announced two Nigerian football icons, Jay Jay Okocha and Kanu Nwankwo as ambassadors after launching their innovative new sports platform, Star Football.

The platform is a social project established to celebrate Nigerian football fans.

Driven by a passion for football, Star Football will help millions of fans experience the game in an exciting, innovative way, with the mantra #ShineOnNigeria as the driving spirit.

The new platform will allow football lovers share information, have access to live local and international matches, enjoy breaking news with football stars and so much more.

Marketing Director Walter Drenth says, ‘Football is such an important part of our lives and also a source of national pride, which is why Star launched the #ShineOnNigeria project to compel our team to victory in competitive football games.

‘Football is my life and I couldn’t have gotten here without encouragement and support from the fans. It is an honour to associate with a notable brand like Star to reward our fans,’ said JayJay Okocha.

‘We commend Star for recognizing the important role that fans play in supporting their team and look forward to working with Star to reward fans,’ adds Kanu.

To further demonstrate her support to the fans, Star is rolling out a nationwide cheer anthem competition where fans can send their celebratory messages to the national team.

Star Football was announced on May 12, at a glamorous event, which took place at BheerHugz Café Ikeja, Lagos.

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