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Puyol Arrives Nigeria Today For UEFA Champions League Tour

Spanish soccer legend, Carles Puyol will arrive Nigeria on a three-day visit from today, April 16, to Thursday, April 18. The ex-Barcelona captain is on an invitation from Heineken to lead the UEFA Champions League Tour connecting with customers and football lovers along the way.

Carles Puyol with UEFA Champion League Trophy in Beer Hall, Central Jakarta on Monday (11/03) Carles Puyol becomes the UCL ambassador during the 2019 trophy tour. (JG Photo/Yudha Baskoro)

Puyol will be in Uyo for a consumer event and Heineken®’s Unmissable Match, as he will be playing as Captain of the Chairman Team alongside ex-Nigerian internationals, current NPFL wavemakers, Akwa United players and select consumers against a Shine Shine Bobo Team led by Nigerian football legend, Jay Jay Okocha.

The 17th and 18th of April will however see the football superstar in Lagos for a tour as well as other planned encounters by Heineken®.

About Ayeni Wale

Olawale Ayeni, is a Media and Communication Arts, Masters in view fellow, a graduate of Theatre Arts from the University of Abuja respectively, has been in journalism right from his school days. He was a sports broadcaster with Osun state Broadcasting Corporation (OSBC). He was Sports Editor, Daily Stream Newspaper before joining Leadership Newspaper as Sports Correspondent. A lover of grassroots sports development and golf. A strong support of Arsenal FC.

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