Heineken opens viewing centres for UEFA Champions League in Nigeria
Football fans in the country could be in for unique viewing experiences as UEFA Champions League returns this week with four mouthwatering fixtures.
The official sponsor of the league, Heineken said it has provided live match locations at strategic states in the country.
You would recall that the 2017-18 season has reached the Round of 16 (knock out stage) and there are incredible fixtures which include; PSG/Real Madrid, Juventus/Tottenham, and Barcelona/Chelsea.
For those unfamiliar with the tournament, each matchup consists of a home-and-home series with the best goal differential advancing (based on away goals).
These week fixtures will start on Tuesday with two thrilling matches and another two matches also for the next day.
According to Heineken in a statement made available there will be premium viewing venues in Lagos, Abuja and Port Harcourt on the match days.
Mr. Franco Maria Maggi, Marketing Director, Nigerian Breweries Plc, Heineken will activate exciting fixtures such as Real Madrid vs PSG and Chelsea vs Barcelona across Lagos, Abuja and Port Harcourt. The viewing centers include IMAX Lekki, Silverbird Cinema Abuja and FilmHouse Cinema Port Harcourt.
He explained that “We understand the passion and love that Nigerians have for this beautiful game. So this year, Heineken encourages fans to share the drama of the UEFA Champions League with all their friends. We are excited to bring to fans these premium viewing centres where they can enjoy some of the most dramatic football moments in a relaxing atmosphere.
“In addition to the mesmerizing display of skills and great goals sure to keep fans glued to the screen, fans can enjoy Heineken and other side attractions to give every fan a remarkable viewing experience at the various centres.”