As a mark of their appreciation for their support for Nigeria Cup; a tournament put in place to celebrate the nation’s Independent anniversary, the 2016 Nigeria Cup committee will be hosting the tournament’s sponsors on Wednesday, May 18, Chairman, Nigeria Cup organising committee, Bayo Ali, who is also the Vice Captain of the club has said.
Christened ‘Appreciation Kitty’, the Vice Captain says the event will offer the Ikoyi Golf Community Nigeria Association, (IGCNA) the opportunity to say ‘Thank You’ to every Nigerian, corporate organisations, Ikoyi club members and other individuals that have supported the event over the years.
“We felt it is important to commend them for their support over the years. The Nigeria Cup has come this far because of their support. They have been wonderful and so there is the need to celebrate them as a mark of appreciation for what they have done for this great competition”, Ali said.
While saying it’s going to be a fulfilled Wednesday for all, the Vice Captain added that sponsors who play golf will join the team on the course while those who don’t will remain at Hole-19 to enjoy the day.
The 2016 edition of the weeklong competition is the 20th in the series and will run from the last week of September to the first week of October.
The Nigeria Cup is a property of Ikoyi Golf Community Nigeria Association, the sponsor of the Appreciation Kitty.