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FIFA World Cup Trophy Tour wraps-up in Lagos amidst excitement and festivities

Lagosians came out in droves of excitement on Saturday to celebrate the arrival of the FIFA World Cup Trophy in the city and get a view of the coveted World Cup.

The Trophy which arrived Nigeria on Wednesday, courtesy of Coca-Cola, and was received by President Muhammadu Buhari in Abuja, after which it continued on the second leg of its two-city tour of Nigeria, landing in Lagos on Friday.

Nigeria Welcomes FIFA World Cup Trophy Tour

The much anticipated FIFA World Cup Trophy Tour arrived in Nigeria on Wednesday, with a first stop in Abuja, Nigeria’s capital and was received by the President, Muhammadu Buhari at the Presidential Villa. Also present at the welcoming ceremony were other stakeholders such as the President of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), Amaju Pinnick, Minister of Sports, Solomon Dalung, officials of the Coca-Cola Company including the Managing Director of Coca-Cola Nigeria Limited, Bhupendra Suri and his counterpart and Managing Director at the Nigerian Bottling Company (NBC), Georgios Polymenakos.