Nigeria: MTN takes Street Soccer winners on tour

In fulfillment of its promise of overseas’ training tour for winners of the MTN Lagos Street Soccer Championship, Season 5, Koilo Street, the champions of the 2012 competition will embark on an all-expenses paid trip to Dubai. It will depart in January while Ajao Jimoh Street of Igando LCDA, first runners-up in the competition, departed Lagos for a one-week intensive overseas training in Johannesburg, South Africa, on Monday.

Koilo Street, last year defeated Ajao Jimoh Street 1-0, to claim the coveted prize of N5m and an international trip.

Speaking on the trip, Kola Oyeyemi, the General Manager, Consumer Marketing, MTN, said, “The international trip is part of MTN’s effort to add value to the football career of the young men. Apart from engaging in friendly games, they get an opportunity to interact and be mentored by renowned international football stars.”

The third place winners, Palace Square, are still relishing their experience from the Ghana training tour, where they had friendly games, facility tours and mentorship sessions with key footballers including popular Ghanaian-born French player, Marcel Desailly.

While in Dubai, the Koilo team will play friendly games, engage in facility tour and mentorship sessions with renowned international trainers.


Source: punchng.com

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