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AFCON 2023: NB Plc brands; Goldberg, Life & Zagg hail Super Eagles’ win in Guinea Bissau




The trio of Goldberg, Life Continental beer and Zagg Energy Drink from the stable of Nigeria breweries PLC have congratulated the Super Eagles for their brilliant outing on Monday against Wild Dogs of Guinea Bissau in the Match-day four of the AFCON 2023 qualifying match.

The Eagles  showed great promise as they battled to a lone win over their opponent at the Estadio 24 de Setembro in Bissau.

Goal from the spot and neatly converted by Moses Simon in the 30th gave Nigeria maximum points and returned the team back to the log of the table in Group A in the qualifying tournament.

Goldberg and Life Continental are the official beer of the national football team had galvanised teeming football fans and consumers to stand behind the Super Eagles in the quest for the qualification for AFCON and lead them to the main tournament in January of next year in Cote D’ Ivoire and the Super Eagles did not disappoint as they make Nigerians proud with the outcome of the match.

While congratulating the Eagles for their victory over Egypt, the Senior Brand Manager, Goldberg, Oluyemi Ekudayo, charged the team to remain focused on their ultimate goal in the quest for final qualification into the main tournament.

He said: “Of course, we are very happy with the victory, the Eagles demonstrated the true Naija spirit which is always championed by Goldberg and other brands on our stable, we enjoin the team to take each game as it comes while we countdown to lifting the trophy next year in Cote D’ Ivoire.”


In its usual tradition and style on match-days, the brands engaged millions of soccer fans across several digital platforms urging them to stand by the team in spite of the upset by the Guinea Bissau at the MKO Abiola Stadium last Friday.

Zagg Energy Drink, a recent addition to the Nigerian Breweries portfolio, is focused on providing its consumers with a boost of energy and mental focus. 

The Energy Drink aims to energize the team and the Nigerian fans, fuelling their passion and drive for success.

The three Nigerian Breweries brands have joined forces to bolster the team’s confidence and encourage fans to rally behind the team, seeking to push the team back as the best on the continent.

In the course of the on-going qualifying tournament, the brands will engage fans in multiple bar activations where Super Eagles’ jerseys, match ball and other souvenirs would be won by loyal consumers.


Nigerian Breweries’ brands are one of the longest corporate sponsors of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) and since coming on board, the Super Eagles’ support has indeed soared and comparable to followership of top clubs in the European club football.

The Super Eagles will be up against Sierra Leone in Freetown in June and will host Sao Tome in the final qualifying match in September.

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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