Originally published at: https://www.ogbongeblog.com/22bet-committed-to-grassroot-football-growth-in-nigeria.html
On Saturday 30th October 2021, a global sports betting brand, 22Bet NG, who are also the official sponsors of PSG Football Club, made a donation of various football training kits & equipment, ranging from training markers, cones, hurdles, footballs, jerseys etc. to Bariga FC, a grassroot football club based in Bariga Local Government area in Lagos State at the just concluded Bariga Football Fiesta also sponsored by 22Bet NG.
“We are excited to have formed this partnership with Bariga FC, we feel this is vital in promoting and contributing to grassroot football industry in Nigeria”, said 22Bet NG through a media statement given by it’s Head Brand Marketing & CommunicationMr Adebayo Samuel Ajala.
“This is just the beginning of so many partnerships with grassroots football clubs, scattered across all major local government areas within Nigeria, we look at promoting and supporting leagues and tournaments that would further help in the development of grassroot football”.
There was a novelty match (Bariga Football Fiesta) between Bariga FC Team A & B, the game was goaless until the 79th minute where team B took the lead with a goal from Segun Balogun and Fatai Toheeb with the assist. The game eventually ended with a scoreline of 1 to Bariga FC team B and 0 to Bariga FC team A.
22Bet NG also provided a functional water boreholes system within the training pitch/ground frequently used by Bariga FC and other football clubs within the Bariga local government area.
22Bet.com, is a global sports betting and casino brand present in more than 60 countries. It operates only as an online platform with no physical outlets/agents for now.
Their portfolio includes Esports, 22Bet Casino, 22Games and much more to ensure its betting services caters for all punters.