As Nigeria’s national team, the Super Eagles prepares for one of its most prestigious friendly matches ever, the team’s lead supporting brand, Star Lager has urged the Nigerian side to scale the heights.
Nigeria will face Brazil on Sunday in Singapore in a match that will undoubtedly catch global attention owing to the pedigree of the opposition.
But on Thursday, the Teranga Lions of Senegal secured an encouraging 1-1 score line in one of the two matches buy the South American football nation.
According to Portfolio Manager National Premium, Nigerian Breweries Plc, Sarah Agha, an encounter with Brazil, is a prestigious spectacle any day, anywhere and under any platform regardless that it is a friendly duel.
“The Brazilian team is known to be made up of high profile footballers, we in Star Lager, strongly believe that our stars in Super Eagles will also reach for the stars.”
She admitted that the Super Eagles, which coincidentally hit a milestone of 70 this year having been first assembled in 1949, may be in a rebuilding process after the last African Cup of Nations in Egypt, she believes that the Brazilian match is an opportunity for the newly emerging players to showcase themselves.
“Our Victor Osimhen is already catching global attention following his scoring spree in the French Ligue 1. Even Neymar will not have failed to notice him.
“Maverick manager, Jose Mourinho has also given complements to Osimhen’s newfound form.
“I believe the match with Brazil on Sunday should be an opportunity for the emerging Nigerian players to prove their worth against the best team in the world’, she said.
Ever since Star Lager ventured into Nigerian football as the official beer of the Super Eagles, the national team’s profile has continued to rise and a solid fan base similar to the passion Nigerians attach to major football clubs in the European leagues has been achieved.
Through the Fan Park activation on match days, the stadium arena is now full of excitements for football fans to enjoy courtesy of Star Premium Lager beer.
Although the Brazilian team, popularly called the Seleção is the most successful national team in the world having been world champions five times, Star Lager has made Nigerians to believe in Super Eagles to compete among the best and it was no fluke that the team won bronze at the last AFCON this summer in Egypt among the 32 teams that played in the tournament.