Story By Niyi Tabiti
Omotola Adebayo, a talented Nigerian singer has won a rare opportunity to sing the national anthem alongside African music icon, Tuface Idibia at the much anticipated Nigeria- Argentina friendly match sponsored by Guinness Nigeria Plc. The match will take place on 1 June 2011 at the Abuja Stadium.
Omotola got the big opportunity after coming tops in the competition organized by Beat FM, the partner radio station for the Guinness the match national anthem competition.
Omotola will have the opportunity to showcase her music talent to well over 50,000 s
pectators at the stadium and millions of audience across the globe, who will watch the Nigeria- Argentina friendly match.
Omotola is very excited at the opportunity provided by Guinness Nigeria Plc. Tuface Idibia is not just another musician, he has won awards at major national and international events. He is recognized as one of Africa’s most valuable artistes and several people would do anything just to be on stage with him.
Omolola told the press that this is a rare opportunity for her . She thanked God because it is a dream come true. “I will practice well before the day of the match” Omolola said.
She also thanked Guinness and Beat FM for the rare privilege of representing her fatherland come 1 June 2011.
Deji Awokoya, the General manager of Beat FM,organizers of the Guinness the Match national anthem competition, disclosed that the competition was keenly contested and Omotola Adabayo was lucky to have emerged the winner amongst hundreds of people who entered for the competition. There were lot of brilliant contestants but it was Omotola who impressed the panelists the most.
As Guinness® The Match draws closer, there is still time for you to show what you are made of and win the chance to be there on the day, taking part, getting behind the scenes and enjoying first hand all the excitement and drama of what will be one of the greatest football games of the decade as the Super Eagles take on Argentina.
Don’t miss the chance to play your part, make your voice heard and send your messages of support to the Super Eagles on 1st June. Go to GUINNESS VIP™ to find out about the other once in a lifetime opportunities for consumers to play their part and demonstrate their passion for football. To become a member, register at m.guinnessvip.com on your phone or computer or text yes and your date of birth to 1759. SMS cost N10. Or you can go to facebook.com/guinnessvip.
Tickets for Guinness® The Match will be available from three main sources:
– To members of GUINNESS VIP™, our Guinness® football community who will have the opportunity to win exclusive VIP tickets over the coming weeks
– by purchasing Guinness® and texting the code under the crown to 1759 to be entered into a draw to win tickets
– And a limited amount of tickets went on sale on May 11th at selected branches of Zenith Bank.
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