AITEO CUP 2019 FINALS
Lagos, Nigeria, 27 July 2019 – The Executive Vice Chairman, Board, and Staff of integrated energy group, Aiteo today expresses delight in the hosting of the Aiteo Cup Finals 2019 in Kaduna.
The Aiteo Cup Final, (formerly referred to as Federations Cup Final) is the final game in Nigeria’s premier cup competition. It is the most attended domestic football event in Nigeria and a game viewed by several millions within and outside Nigeria.
This year uniquely hosts the male and female finals on the same day in the prestigious Ahmadu Bello Stadium. Today’s games will be between Niger Tornadoes and Kano Pillars in the men’s competition, and Rivers Angels and Nassarawa Amazons in the women’s event. The games reiterate Aiteo’s commitment in the implementation of its social responsibility obligations to the nation and continues to strengthen its burgeoning partnership with the Nigerian Football Federation.
Speaking about this year’s finals, Aiteo’s Executive Vice Chairman, Benedict Peters, says that, “ …we remain elated for the opportunity to continue to develop national sports; impact football in particular as we have done and specially to support a hallowed competition that continues to pass the test of time.” Peters further observed that the future if the competition is not only assured but that the “…Aiteo Cup will only grow bigger and better in the future. Like all fans, we look forward to two memorable contests in today’s final games…”
Aiteo is the Official Optimum Sponsor of the Nigerian Football Federation (NFF). The partnership, which started May 1, 2017 for an initial period of 5 years spans a number of activities including primary sponsorship of the country’s National team, the Super Eagles and the Aiteo Cup. Aiteo is also the official host of the annual NFF Awards whose inaugural edition took place in 2018.
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