Lagos fans ablaze with Rio Ferdinand, Davido, other stars1 min read

Football icon, Rio Ferdinand, recently threw football fans into a frenzy, when he came to Nigeria for the spectacular Guinness Night Football event. The Pan African tournament finale saw players from Cameroon, Uganda, and Kenya enjoy a sensational night of friendly rivalry in Lagos, hosted by Rio.

The ultramodern Legend Hotel Private Jet Hangar was the venue to the unforgettable extravaganza, with vibrant expressions and diverse football-themed elements – from monkey post to foot snooker. Guests were also treated to a Guinness inspired fashion showcase, movie viewing, face painting and henna, while turntable maestro, while DJ Neptune shuffled itchy footsteps to the sound of music. Highlights of the evening were a 5-a-side match final refereed by Rio. The friendly face-off featured celebrity artists Davido, Sauti Sol, Salatiel, and Bebe Cool, all fully kitted. Manchester United icon, Rio Ferdinand, engaged fans in rounds of 2-touch football, giving them a lifetime opportunity to play side by side with a world-class professional of global renown.

Davido closed the evening with an energy-packed performance of crowd favourites, sending fans ablaze with joy, fun and excitement

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