GAC Motors, a product of Guangzhou Automobile Group Motor Company Limited, one of the largest Chinese automakers and the latest major entrant in the auto industry in Nigeria, has thrown its weight behind the first major National Freestyle Football Championship in Nigeria hosted by Feet ‘n’ Tricks International Limited.
With its brand philosophy targeted on Quality, Safety, Innovation and Pleasure, the brand noted that sports is not just about fitness, health and fun, it is a platform to uplift and secure the future of our young generation which is what Feet ‘n’ Tricks hope to achieve with freestyle football.
The event, which is the maiden edition, is expected to take place at the Ikeja City Mall in Lagos on Sunday July 23, 2017, and the winner of the event will represent Nigeria at the Super Ball competition in Prague, in August 2017.
The Chairwoman of Choice International and representative of GAC Motors in Africa, Chief Diana Chan, said GAC Motors is collaborating with Feet ‘n’ Tricks to help give better future and sustainable leaving to talented young men and women in Nigeria.
She said, “Our mission in Nigeria is to offer the next credible alternatives to users of vehicles in Nigeria through our sincere commitment to offering high quality products and services to our customers, and in doing this to support the creative arts and sports and talented young Nigerians in order to bring out the best in them.”
Organizers of the event have added that apart from going away with a brand new car, donated by GAC Motors, the winner will also have all-expense paid trip to Prague in August 2017 to represent Nigeria at the Super Ball and cash prize of N1m.
A Director of Feet ‘n’ Tricks, Mr. Valentine Ozigbo, also remarked that there will be a total of 4 winners in each of male and female categories, each winner to go home with handsome prizes. He said, “the maiden edition this July is eliciting a lot of interests from football and non-football lovers because of the beauty of the game and as such, Feet n Tricks will expand the scope as from 2018 where regional events will hold in each of the six geopolitical zones in Nigeria before the grand finale in Lagos. We will also target to replicate the success in other African countries”.