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Integral, Nigeria’s leading sports event and hospitality company has begun the sale of hospitality packages for the FIFA Women’s World Cup France 2019.

After running a very successful hospitality package sale for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia, MATCH Hospitality has once again appointed Integral as its exclusive sales agent for Nigeria.

MATCH Hospitality is the industry leader in the management and sale of commercial hospitality programme for major sports events and is the exclusive rights holder of the FIFA Women’s World Cup France 2019 Official Hospitality Programme.

 It is the only company worldwide authorized by FIFA to offer and guarantee exclusive ticket-inclusive hospitality packages for all matches directly or through its appointed sales agents.

MATCH Hospitality has years of experience in delivering world class hospitality for FIFA and at other international sports events. The Company has successfully operated the FIFA Commercial Hospitality Programmes for the 2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa™, the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil™, and more recently the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™. MATCH Hospitality has also delivered the FIFA Hospitality Programme for the last two FIFA Women’s World Cup events which were hosted in Germany and Canada.


Given the tremendous growth in interest anddevelopment of women’s football worldwide, MATCH Hospitality is gearing up to deliver anunforgettable FIFA Women’s World Cup France 2019™experience to its ever-growing clientele viaits global network of sales agents.

Pascal Portes, Chief Operating Officer of MATCH Hospitality, said: “We feel a tremendoussense of pride in the product range offered by MATCH Hospitality as FIFA’s official hospitalityrights holder for the FIFA Women’s World Cup France 2019™.

“Nigeria is an established and very passionate market, and we are extremely optimistic about thesales potential for our hospitality programme in 2019. We know that Integral are our best partnersto open the door to a thriving Nigerian market ready for the extraordinary experiences promised bythis exceptional FIFA Women’s World Cup™ environment.”

Abimbola Ilo, Managing Director of Integral added: “We are delighted to act as the ExclusiveSales Agent of MATCH Hospitality in Nigeria for the sale of the FIFA Women’s World CupFrance 2019™ Official Hospitality Programme.

Having successfully operated the recentlyconcluded 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ Official Hospitality Programme as the exclusive sales agent in Nigeria catering to satisfied clients, this deal clearly confirms Integral’s pedigree to havebeen selected yet again, and on an exclusive basis in Nigeria.


This basically means that we have theentire inventory to deliver unforgettable experience to all our clients during the FIFA Women’sWorld Cup in France, right from the moment they think about attending the event to support theirteam.“

The FIFA Women’s World Cup France 2019™ will take place from June 7 to July 7 in nine French cities. The Super Falcons of Nigeria will play in Group A alongside hosts France, Norway and South Korea. 

Kunle Solaja is the author of landmark books on sports and journalism as well as being a multiple award-winning journalist and editor of long standing. He is easily Nigeria’s foremost soccer diarist and Africa's most capped FIFA World Cup journalist, having attended all FIFA World Cup finals from Italia ’90 to Qatar 2022. He was honoured at the Qatar 2022 World Cup by FIFA and AIPS.

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