As the UEFA Champions League returns to our screens, and continues to delight fans all around the world, Heineken Nigeria has been rewarding football fandom with its ‘Fan of the Match’ competition.
The fun social media challenge kicked off on August 7, 2020, as fans channeled their creativity and passion for the favourite teams in the UCL, and for each match day, one lucky winner was rewarded with a N50,000 Jumia Voucher.
As fans witnessed some epic football games, like the 8 – 2 thriller between Barcelona and Bayern, another interesting subplot that was brewing, was the Fan of the match competition. Through the contest, Heineken revved up the passion for the beautiful game, on social media with new winners selected after every match day.
Each winner will also get a chance to compete in the fan of the League contest in which the ultimate winner will win a grand prize of 100,000 Naira.
The competition has also gotten the attention of some Nigerian celebrities, with former BBNaija contestant Elozonam, and music superstar M.I joining the competition on social media.
With exciting matches such as the semi final showdown between Bayern Munich and Lyon slated for August 19, fans will get another chance to not only enjoy these exciting matches but to also get in on the action on social media and win exciting prizes from Heineken.
After the enforced break due to the CoronaVirus pandemic, the UCL returned to be played via one legged ties in Portugal. So far the competition has proven to maintain its usual level of competitiveness and excitement with many of Europe’s football heavyweights still vying for the most prized asset in European football. The final is set to be played on August 23 between PSG and the winner of the tie between Bayern Munich and Olympic Lyon.
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