The 8th edition of the popular beach soccer tournament, Copa Lagos held throughout the weekend at Eko Atlantic, VI. It had us loving the opportunity to immerse ourselves in enjoyment. You should know by now that we can’t pass up a chance to get the ultimate weekend experience. And you know the fun part? We got it all in one place.

Because we’re good people, we’ve decided to do a recap of all the things you definitely missed:

1) What’s A Weekend Without Drinks:

What’s better than having drinks with friends in a relaxed atmosphere? Especially when the drink is on tab? Copa gave us all of this and more. Hooray for us.

2) Hot Guys:

Yaasss, sistahs! There were so many hot guys at the event, we didn’t know where to look. Some of them were on the pitch and had us salivating with all that action; others were giving us googling eyes from their position on the sidelines of things. Apparently, we weren’t the only ones that had thoughts on this:

3) Freebies:

We totally loved the freebies that we got courtesy of FCMB, who sponsored the tournament. I mean, who doesn’t love to get gifts? Our turnup was real when we heard that FCMB was giving out free tickets and gifts. We made a mad rush to Copa Lagos just to get us some. Best part was that the gift giveaways were essential life items like flat screen TVs, mobile phones, and other exciting gifts. Ultimate what? Ultimate weekend, we tell you.

4) Celebrity Matches:

Oh you thought the tournament was only for experienced footballers? Nah. We got to see some of our favourite Nigeria celebs on the sandy football pitch as they showed of their mad skills. This includes: Sound Sultan, MC Lively, Josh2Funny, Sexy Steel, Ehiz and more.

5) The Who’s Who In Attendance:

We couldn’t keep calm when we sighted Governor of Lagos, Sanwo Olu — I know, such a rare honour to actually see him. The Deputy Governor of Lagos State, Obafemi Hamzat, and the Honorable Minister for Youth and Sports, Sunday Dare, also graced the event.

6) Music, Mingling & Cheerleading:

The constant music was enough to let us forget all of our home training. But, we acted with enough decorum to mingle as well. We love to meet new people, so we braved it and asked a couple of cheerleaders to teach us one or two things about cheer leading.

7) The Lions of Senegal:

Senegalese football team, The Sand Terranga Lions of Senegal, defended their crown once again by winning this year’s tournament.

This year’s Copa Lagos was so awesome and we are highly anticipating next year’s. Big ups to FCMB and Copa Lagos for such an amazing event.



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