Stanbic IBTC, Nigerian Ports Authority ((NPA) and three other companies have confirmed their participation in this year’s edition of Corporate Soccer Champions.
Other corporate bodies expected to participate in the event scheduled to hold between November 19 and 20 at the Nigerian Ports Authority pitch, Surulere are Etisalat, Chevron and Galacticos.
Onome Obruthe, Managing Director, Corporate Soccer Nigeria told Corporatesport on Tuesday that six organisations are expected to participate in the event but that only five have confirmed their participation.
He further informed that any one of Exxon Mobil, DHL and Capital Fields Energy who signify intention will make the sixth team that will participate in the event which will attract cash and other valuables gifts.
Obruthe also told Corporatesport that arrangement is on to have a football match between Stationery Stores and Bendel Insurance before the final which is geared towards encouraging and supporting ex Nigerian League players.
“We at the Corporate Nigeria are more determined in making this year’s edition a memorable one hence the decision to include the match between Bendel Insurance and Stationery Stores and as well as other initiatives,” he said.
He also disclosed during the telephone chat that the winner will represent the country at the next world Coporate Soccer at a yet to be fixed date and venue.
“And i want to assure that all necessary arrangements have been put in place for a hitch free events”, Obruthe said.