At the forthcoming Beach Soccer World Cup, Nigeria will be playing at the 2019 Copa Lagos, against world champions, Brazil and African kings, Senegal.
Copa Lagos is a three days sports programme scheduled to kick off from November 1 till November 3 at Eko Atlantic.
The five-time African champions Senegal, also Brazil, will be making their second appearance at Copa Lagos. Both countries will be playing against the two-time African champions, Nigeria’s Super Sand Eagles, with England completing the foursome.
Also, three Nigerian clubs Pepsi Football Academy, Kebbi Beach Soccer Club, Gidi Sharks of Lagos, and one Ghanian club, Sunset Sports Keta, will be playing against each other in the Club Challenge.
The Copa Lagos games which started in 2011 has metamorphosed from being the very first international beach soccer event in Nigeria and Sub-Saharan Africa to being recognized as one of the most prominent sporting and entertainment events in the World.
Sola Aiyepeku, acting CEO of Kinetic Sports said during a press conference “Kinetic Sports’ vision was clear from inception to create a unique multi-faceted product that delivers a fusion of sports with entertainment and fans in mind. They have successfully and consistently done that over the years.
“This year, we have taken further steps to broaden the Copa Lagos experience for everyone who attends by enhancing fan engagement as a further contribution to promoting a beach culture and multi-dimensional lifestyle as well as give football-playing fans and Lagosians a taste of playing in Copa Lagos.
“Copa Lagos has been privileged to have consistent sponsors like FCMB and Pepsi who have supported the brand from the beginning. This year, we are privileged to add BetKing on-board to further support our dream of improving the quality and service delivery of Copa Lagos.”