As part of the activities lined up by Guinness Nigeria to further reiterate its undying support for football, the recently concluded Guinness Night Football campaign had a pleasant surprise for fans at the Astro Turf, Lekki when the former United captain, Rio Ferdinand made a surprise visit to the pitch much to the delight of football fans. Rio and his entourage joined in football conversations surrounding the new signing of Manchester United – Odion Ighalo alongside other football related topics. Fans were seen taking selfies with the ex-international after the short session he had with them.
Later in the evening, all roads led to Fish farm Lagos, Ogudu, where Rio Ferdinand joined other football lovers to enjoy a cracking football match between Manchester United & Wolverhampton Wanderers. The match ended in a goalless draw; but the fans in attendance were clearly excited to have enjoyed an amazing evening with the former United skipper. In a chat with members of the press; he disclosed his excitement to be in Nigeria once again; as he could not hide his huge admiration for the football passion possessed by Nigerians.
Guinness Night Football is a campaign designed to celebrate a bold and unconventional football experience ranging from cracking football-themed games such as the foot snooker, and monkey post, to a massive live music festival where Davido, Peruzzi, Sauti Sol, Bebe Cool & Salatiel thrilled fans.
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