MTN, Nigeria Breweries Pledge N3 Million To Super Eagles MVP Winner

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The Super Eagles will be buoyed for victory on Friday evening when they confront Guinea-Bissau in the first leg of a doubleheader for the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations in Cote d’Ivoire.

Telecommunication giants, MTN and Nigeria Breweries PLC have offered the sum of One Million Naira and Two Million Naira respectively to any player of the Nigerian side selected as The Most Valuable Player.

The Eagles will book their ticket to the tournament now slated to hold in January 2024 with victories over the ‘Wild Dogs’

Another partner of the Nigeria national team, Nigeria Breweries PLC with two products, Life and Goldberg, are offering the sum of Two Million Naira

The three-time African champions, Nigeria are atop the Group A of the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations qualification campaign with six points after their two massive wins against Sierra, Leone last year including a 10-0 mauling of the West Africans.

The Nigerians have only played Guinea-Bissau once in international football with the Nigerians claiming a win.

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Sierra Leone is third on the table with two points while Sao Tome and Principe have only one point after both sides played out a goalless draw in the other group game on Wednesday evening.

The Super Eagles have a number of sponsors and partners who have identified with the team over the years

Meanwhile, Super Eagles striker Victor Osimhen was unveiled as the brand ambassador for Dettol Soap before hitting camp ahead of the qualifier on Friday evening.

Izuchukwu Okosi is a Nigerian sports and entertainment journalist with two decades of experience in the media industry having begun his media journey in 2002 as an intern at Mundial Sports International (MSI) and Africa Independent Television (AIT), owners of Daar Communications Plc.

In October 2004, Okosi joined Complete Communications Limited, publishers of Complete Sports newspaper and Complete Football magazine as a reporter and later script writer for the Complete Sports studio.

He worked there for 13 years until October 2017.

Okosi also worked various times as Correspondent, Content creator and Editor at Sports Market International Magazine, Opera News, All Nigeria Soccer Media and Iconic Media Watch.

He also undertook freelance writing gigs for some local and international organizations.

Okosi is a member of the Actors Guild of Nigeria (AGN), Association of Movie Producers (AMP), Association of Voiceover Artistes of Nigeria (AVOA), Sports Writers Association of Nigeria (SWAN) and Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ).

He has been part of cast in some Nollywood movies and radio dramas including Blood Money 2, Scores To Settle, Dead End 2, Another Campus Tale and Battle Line.

Aside mainstream media and the entertainment industry, he has interests in scouting/unearthing of talents in the sports and creative sectors, exports business and property development.

Izuchukwu Okosi is a Nigerian sports and entertainment journalist with two decades of experience in the media industry having begun his media journey in 2002 as an intern at Mundial Sports International (MSI) and Africa Independent Television (AIT), owners of Daar Communications Plc.

In October 2004, Okosi joined Complete Communications Limited, publishers of Complete Sports newspaper and Complete Football magazine as a reporter and later script writer for the Complete Sports studio.

He worked there for 13 years until October 2017.

Okosi also worked various times as Correspondent, Content creator and Editor at Sports Market International Magazine, Opera News, All Nigeria Soccer Media and Iconic Media Watch.

He also undertook freelance writing gigs for some local and international organizations.

Okosi is a member of the Actors Guild of Nigeria (AGN), Association of Movie Producers (AMP), Association of Voiceover Artistes of Nigeria (AVOA), Sports Writers Association of Nigeria (SWAN) and Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ).

He has been part of cast in some Nollywood movies and radio dramas including Blood Money 2, Scores To Settle, Dead End 2, Another Campus Tale and Battle Line.

Aside mainstream media and the entertainment industry, he has interests in scouting/unearthing of talents in the sports and creative sectors, exports business and property development.


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