TomTom, the Official Candy of the Nigerian national football teams, has assured Nigerians that the Super Eagles will fly over the Flames of Malawi in their crucial FIFA Brazil 2014 World Cup qualifier in Calabar on Saturday.
In a statement by Category Brand Manager, Cadbury Nigeria Plc, Vincent Emokpaire, TomTom expressed confidence in the ability of the African champions to qualify for the next round of the World Cup qualifiers at the expense of the Malawians and ultimately pick one of the five available tickets for Africa to the World Cup.
“The Super Eagles have all it takes to overrun their Malawian counterparts in their World Cup qualifier on Saturday. Their performance so far and the zeal with which they have approached their matches in their quest to hoist the country’s flag at the World Cup leave no one in doubt that they will not disappoint their teeming fans by picking the three points at stake to progress to the next stage and finally clinching the World Cup ticket,” Emokpaire said.
He advised the players not to underrate Malawi but play as a team and work hard to get the desired result that would put smiles on the faces of Nigerians. He urged Nigerians to troop out to the stadium on Saturday to give maximum support to the team, maintaining that on its part, TomTom, the number one fan of the national teams, is ever ready to provide support that would make them achieve results that bring soothing relief to millions of soccer loving Nigerians.
Emokpaire announced that TomTom is offering $5,000 for the Most-Valuable-Player of the match to motivate the players to put in their best to win the game.
He said “as a True Fan of the national teams, TomTom introduced the Most Valuable Player Award, among other initiatives, to promote healthy competition among the players and stimulate them to put in their best to ensure success in all their games”.
TomTom has been at the forefront of providing support for the various Nigerian teams through different initiatives. In addition to the Most Valuable Player Award, TomTom introduced Shots-on-Target award to spur the squads to produce goals and win matches during competitions.