Budweiser, Lagos state government and The Balmoral Group will from Thursday to the end of the Russia 2018 World Cup on July 16 offer Lagosians an exciting blend of football, food, and music at the Eko Atlantic City.
Tagged Russia In Lagos Fan Festival, the event, according to Balmoral, will be the largest viewing village Nigeria has ever seen.
“All 64 matches will be shown live on a mega screen at the Fan Village.
The entry is absolutely free.
There will be a mini food village that has everything from posh noms to street food, a music festival with an impressive lineup in tow and drinks too.
Everything will be available to enjoy football at its finest during the 32 days of the tournament,” Balmoral said in a statement.
There will also be side attractions, including a five-a-side tournament, musical concerts and games, it said, adding, “there will also be a children’s zone so families can come as a whole and have fun together. This event is absolutely free.”
The organisers tagged the Russia In Lagos Fan Festival a celebration of football supported by Budweiser as one of the major sponsors.
Also supporting the festival, according to Balmoral, are VISA, Coca Cola, Taittinger, Mikano International, Kwese TV, Taxify, the Lagos State government, the Lagos State Sports Commission and Lagos State Signage & Advertisement Agency.