Former Champions League winner and legendary international footballer, Carles Puyol, who is in Nigeria as part of the UEFA Champions League Tour presented by Heineken®, played an Unmissable Match today as Captain of the Chairman team against a Shine Shine Bobo team led by Jay Jay Okocha at the Godswill Akpabio stadium in Uyo.


The game which lasted an hour, saw Puyol lead the Chairman team and Okocha the Shine Shine Bobo team, made up of ex-Nigerian internationals, current NPFL wavemakers, Akwa United players and select consumers. With fun moments like directions from coaches, the Finance Director, Nigerian Breweries, Plc, Rob Kleinjan and the Marketing Director, Nigerian Breweries, Plc, Emmanuel Oriakhi, the game saw all the players and 30,000 fans treated to an hour of exciting unmissable moments.


Puyol who is enroute Lagos, will embark on a tour across the centre of excellence amongst several other encounters planned.


Nigerian football lovers will get a chance to meet and engage with Puyol and the trophy as fans in Uyo have, sharing banter and tips, habits and disciplines that helped distinguish his defense over the years and also build a successful career in FC Barcelona.

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