Star Lager Takes Euro Club Experience To Okota As Manchester City Defeats Chelsea

On Sunday, February 10, 2019 excited football fans were ushered into a world of football at Ago Palace, Okota as Manchester City faced off Chelsea at the Etihad Stadium in the Premier League’s most intense clash of the weekend.

The Star Euro Club experience held simultaneously in Lagos, Benin and Owerri and each venue housed hundreds of football fans as they cheered their favourite teams to victory.

The colourful event commenced with various fun games that entertained the expectant fans ahead of the matches, with many of the guests rewarded with Star branded gifts and prizes after participating in football quizzes and games. Fans at the premium 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. 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.

In a match that required Manchester City to defeat their opponent from the west side of London in order to maintain their lead at the summit of the EPL, The Manchester club came out of the blocks with attacking vigor, probing Chelsea’s half of the pitch. The attacking proved too much for Chelsea and they were behind just 4 minutes into the game when Raheem Sterling Latched on to a loose ball from the center of the box to put the citizens ahead. Minutes later Sergio Aguero made it 2 after a mistake from Ross Barkley.

Aguero added to the tally further with a shot from outside the box which Kepa Arizabalaga couldn’t keep out. Sterling added further gloss to the score sheet with a brace and Aguero completed his hartrick from the spots in a dominant display from Guardiola’s side. At the end of 90mins, there was no doubt to who the better team was as City continue to fight to retain their EPL crown.

Speaking at the event, Portfolio Manager, National Premium Brand NBPlc., Sarah Agha, stated,

“Star has always been a proud supporter of football partnering with six European clubs, including FC Barcelona, Arsenal, Juventus, Real Madrid, PSG and Manchester City. These sponsorship of the further proves the deliberate effort by the brand to strengthen and deepen the relationship with Nigerian football fans. Going forward, a bottle of Star would symbolize more than just another lager, and would now signify sharing the brighter side of life with the beer brand”.

The turn out of fans for the Euro experience was incredibly massive and phenomenal as Star Lager brought the whole place to life to the delight of the fans.

European Premier League fans in Lagos, Benin and Owerri will continue to enjoy the Star Euro Club experience centres in for the rest of the 2019 EPL season as Star Lager will continue to ensure football fans connect with the brighter side of life.


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