Pepsi thrills fans with Corporate Beach Soccer at Gidi Fest
Pepsi provided an exciting variety to the Easter celebration as top Nigerian professionals from different walks of life displayed their football artistry at beach soccer tournament at the weekend.
The beach soccer match organised by Pepsi as part of the events for this year’s Gidi Fest at Eko Atlantic Beach, Lagos, provided an ample opportunity for the corporate guys to show to soccer enthusiasts that beyond engineering, creative art, marketing or law they could also play good football.
The three-team beach soccer featured corporate executives from all walks of life such as Luciel Kancel, construction engineer, Emeka Okocha, creative industrialist, Teierry Mbimi, Partner KPMG amongst others.
The exciting beach soccer match saw NTDIL team beating Thursday Night Life 5-4 in a penalty shootout at the opening game.
The team, which lost by 1-0 to Pepsi’s team in 2015, also went ahead to defeat Golden Stars 3-1 at the final on Saturday.
There were fascinating dribbles, penetrating passes and crunchy tackles to the admiration of the spectators who applauded and cheered ceaselessly.
Speaking at the event, Head of Marketing, Seven Up Bottling Company Plc , Mr. Norden Thurston, said Pepsi is pleased to partner with Gidi Fest to provide fun and excitement to the youth during this holiday period through corporate beach soccer.
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