By Raheem Akingbolu
Heineken has extended its exclusive premium match viewing experience to Abuja, with the broadcast of the recently broadcast of PSG vs Real Madrid, and Liverpool vs Porto games. Previously, the brand has held successful screenings of the 2018 UEFA Champions League matches in Lagos and Port Harcourt.
At the Heineken premium experience venues Tak Klub House, in Abuja, and Ember Creek, Victoria Island, Lagos, supporters and neutral fans of PSG and Real Madrid, engaged in the biggest clash of the night, were on the edge of their seats throughout the 90-plus minutes that the game lasted, as they watched the action-packed contest between Europeâ€™s best teams on a night full of drama.
With a powerful header from a Lucas Vazquez cross, current Ballon Dâ€™or Winner, Cristiano Ronaldo was able to score for the ninth straight game in this seasonâ€™s Champions League.
The Real Madrid star opened scoring in the 51st minute of the round of 16 second leg clash. The Parisians equalised through Edinson Cavani after going one man down, but Madridâ€™s holding midfielder, Casemiro scored a second goal in the 80th minute.
The game ended 5-2 on aggregate, with the Spanish team proceeding to the Quarter Finals.
Fans at the premium match viewing centres were treated to a supply of cold beer, snacks and leisure games to play, in an atmosphere of fun, celebration and much delight.
Many of the guests were also rewarded with gifts and prizes after participating in football quizzes.
The elegant crowd also engaged in football banter and conversations, whilst cheering on their favourite teams and players who were in action on the night.
UEFA Champions League fans in Lagos, Abuja and Port-Harcourt will continue to have the chance to enjoy Heineken match viewing experiences in Lagos, Port Harcourt and Abuja Â for the rest of the 2017/2018 Champions League season