COPA Lagos is destined to be a hive of celebrity activity as comedian Ali Baba, football legends like Jay Jay Okocha and Victor Ikpeba, top models, singers, fashion icons and Nollywood stars gather for Africa’s biggest beach soccer event.
The beautiful coast line of Eko Atlantic, venue for the tournament, now hosts a 4000 seater stadium, concert stage, fashion runway and private VIP Lounges and cabanas. For those who have come to watch the sensational sport, a total of six matches will be played for the clash among Nigeria, Lebanon, Senegal and Germany, meaning an estimated 10,000 fans will be watching the iconic three day event live.
At half-time, Spanish cheerleading sensation, Personal Plus, will wow the crowds with an exclusive, high-energy routine and post- match activities include beach parties, exotic cocktails, finger foods and Nigerian delicacies.
Beach soccer is one of a growing number of recreational activities that is changing the sports entertainment landscape of the city of Lagos. With massive international and local media/press coverage, TV Coverage reaching an estimated 250 million households (including Super sports) the yearly event has contributed not only to the Nigerian economy but has also created temporary jobs.
The boom is being fuelled by the benevolent climate, better road links, good governance, and a growing middle class that appreciates quality entertainment.
Some of corporate Nigeria’s biggest names are booking cabanas within the VIP lounge to entertain guests and A-list artist like Olumide have confirmed they will be performing at the concert.
All you need is a ticket to get in that cost between =N=1500 – =N= 2000 for regular and between =N=10,000 – =N=15,000 for VIP tickets which are available at the following locations Chocolat Royale, the Palms Lekki, designated Sweet Sensation outlets andNairabet.com outlets as well as online at Ariya Tickets, Afritickets.com and Jumia.com
Banking giant, FCMB is one of the corporate bodies throwing their weight behind this event and is confident those who attend will experience the excitement of world-class beach soccer as well as the other event activation the tournament has to offer. Other sponsors include, Eko Atlantic, Cool FM and the Lagos state government