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SuperSport brings Premier League Trophy to Lagos

As part of the Premier League (PL) 30th-anniversary celebrations, SuperSport, the official broadcast rights owners of the Premier League in Africa, is bringing the prestigious Premier League trophy to Nigeria. The trophy will be paraded at a media event in Lagos on July 5, ahead of the official unveiling of the PL Greatest Africa xi. PL’s greatest African XI, as voted by football fans across Africa, will be unveiled at a Gala Night in Lagos, on July 6. The glamorous event will be hosted by 1997 African Footballer of the Year, Victor Ikpeba and former Bafana Bafana and Leeds United captain, Lucas Radebe Speaking on the trophy parade and gala night, SuperSport CEO Designate, Rendani Ramovha, said the activities are part of the 30th anniversary of the Premier League and the coveted trophy will add glamour to the event designed to honour the continental football legends.

“We are eagerly anticipating the day that the PL30 Africa XI will be unveiled and I am pleased to inform all lovers of the Premier League that the prestigious trophy will be on parade at the occasion. “Since the inception of the Premier League, our African players have made the continent proud with their iconic performances. It is only ideal that we celebrate the great feats they achieved in the league considered the best in the world. The arrival of the trophy signifies the importance of African players to the rich history of the league, and we are glad to host it,” Rendani said.

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