Winners Emerge in 2017 Guinness Cup

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Guinness Nigeria Plc. has held the grand finale of the 2017 edition of Guinness Cup. Guinness Cup is an employee competition that fosters team spirit and celebrates employees’ prowess in a range of sporting activities.

This year’s edition of the competition featured games such as:  football, volleyball, scrabble, draughts and table tennis. The tournament began with preliminary games and culminated in a high-profile final which held at Agege stadium Lagos.

Speaking at the finals, Managing Director, Guinness Nigeria Plc, Mr. Peter Ndegwa, noted that Guinness Cup provided a unique opportunity for Guinness Nigeria employees to ‘live’ the organisation’s purpose – “To Celebrate Life Everyday Everywhere”.

He said: “I look forward to the Guinness Cup every year because it presents a unique platform for all Guinness Nigeria employees to have a great time, and celebrate life together in line with our purpose.

“Sport is not just a physical activity that produces a winner and the loser. Rather, sporting activities present a unique opportunity to celebrate the best qualities of the human spirit. Qualities like: resilience, teamwork, adaptability, creativity, stamina and the determined pursuit of excellence. I am therefore delighted to enjoy the finals but also recognise employees who are participating in various games”

Team Benin emerged overall winner of the football tournament beating the Lagos team to clinch the coveted trophy for the first time in three years.