The Nigerian Football Federation (NFF) has signed partnership agreements with two companies, Tropical General Investments (TGI) Group and PayPorte.Com for sponsorship of the Super Eagles.
The partnership, which will last for three years, will make TGI Group’s products such as Big Bull Rice, CHIVITA, Hollandia Yoghurt and Renew Starch, the official food of the Super Eagles.
The agreement with the PayPorte.Com on the other hand will make the company the official online shop for sales of Eagles’ jersey for the next three years.
Signing the agreement on Friday in Uyo at the Godswill Akpabio International Stadium, the Executive Director of TGI Group, Mr Onyekachi Onubogu, noted that football was a unifying factor in Nigeria.
Onubogu, who represented the TGI Group Managing Director, Mr Rahul Savara, said, “we are enormously ecstatic to come on board as supporters of the Nigerian football national teams.”
On his part, the Chief Executive Officer of PayPorte.Com, Mr Eyo Bassey, said that his company decided to partner NFF as its own corporate social responsibility (CSR) strategy.
Bassey, who signed the agreement on behalf of his company, said that his company intended to create an authentic and internationally accepted platform, where Nigerians can access sports merchandise.
Speaking on behalf of NFF board, the second Vice President, Mr Shehu Dikko, said that Payporte.Com will be the official online store for Super Eagles.
“We hope to make money from this partnership and the more money we make, more growth we will have in football,” Dikko said,
Dikko urged Nigerians to support the partnership for the next three years for the growth of football in Nigeria.
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