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Copa Lagos 2019 will be best in history

Beach soccer fans can start getting ready for three days of intense and exciting games as Copa Lagos rolls out its 2019 tournament schedule.
Globally acclaimed Beach Soccer Event, the Copa Lagos, will be making a comeback after over one year of silence.
On Tuesday in Lagos, there was a press conference to announce this year’s tournament will kick off from November 1st to November 3rd, 2019, at the Eko Atlantic, Victoria Island, Lagos.
Defending World Champions Brazil will be making their second appearance at Copa Lagos with 5-time African champions Senegal, also set to play alongside 2-time African champions Nigeria Super Sand Eagles with England completing the foursome.
There will also be a Club Challenge between three Nigerian clubs Pepsi Football Academy, Kebbi Beach Soccer club, Gidi Sharks of Lagos and invited Ghanaian club, Sunset Sports Keta.
Since inception in 2011, Copa Lagos has grown from being the first ever international beach soccer event in Nigeria and Sub-Saharan Africa to being recognized as one of the most prominent sporting and entertainment events in the World. In addition to the tournament, this year’s edition will feature a kids arena, fan zone for the football lovers, a food court with amazing vendors, VIP lounge, After parties and our traditional Celebrity matches.
Speaking at the press conference, Kinetic Sports Acting Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Sola Aiyepeku, said at the conference that: “Kinetic Sports’ vision was clear from inception to create a unique multi-faceted product that delivers a fusion of sports with entertainment with fans in mind. They have successfully and consistently done that over the years.
This year, we have taken further steps to broaden the Copa Lagos experience for everyone who attends by enhancing fan engagement as a further contribution to promoting a beach culture and multi-dimensional lifestyle as well as give football-playing fans and Lagosians a taste of playing in Copa Lagos.
Copa Lagos has been privileged to have consistent sponsors like FCMB and Pepsi who have supported the brand from the beginning. They have contributed significantly to the development of Copa Lagos into Africa’s number one annual Beach Event.

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