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Original FIFA World Cup trophy arrives Nigeria



A plane bearing the original FIFA World Cup trophy has landed Nigeria. According to reports, the trophy which is presently touring 91 cities in 51 countries across the world curtesy of Coca Cola arrived Abuja this morning.
The trophy is scheduled to go round several countries, giving football fans an opportunity to take photos with the cup before the World Cup begins in May 2018.

The trophy was received by the Minister of Youth and Sports,  Barrister Solomon Dalung,  the Permanent Secretary, Mr. Olusade Adesola; President of The Nigeria Football Federation, Mr. Amaju Melvin Pinnick; NFF Vice Presidents Seyi Akinwunmi and Shehu Dikko and; NFF General Secretary Mohammed Sanusi.
 
From the airport, the trophy, accompanied by several top officials of Coca-Cola’s Global Office and Coca-Cola Nigeria Limited, including Coca-Cola Nigeria Managing Director, Bhupendra Suri and Managing Director of Nigeria Bottling Company Georgios Polymenakos, will make its way to the Transcorp Hilton Hotel for a press conference.
 
This is the fourth Global tour by the FIFA World Cup Trophy, since it started in 2006 and the third time it would be visiting Nigeria.
 




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