A night of honour for African footballers
THE yearly Glo-CAF Awards night among events held recently has remained unbeatable with its glitz and stars on parade.
Held on January 8 at the Eko Hotel and Suites, Victoria Island, Lagos the 2014 edition of the superlative event showcased array of A-list artistes like Omawumi Megbele; Nabania crooner, Flavour; Uhuru, the South Africa’s cultural crusade-choir and Hakim, the Egyptian samba-styled musician.
Others include Hugh Masekela, Tanzanian hip-hop band, Diamond Platinumz; Fally Ipupa, Democratic Republic of Congo’s most popular artiste; Nigerian hip hop stars, J-Martins and P Square and of course, our own Lagbaja and his cast, which included Glo ambassador, Funke Akindele (a.k.a. Jenifa).
The musical segment of the show came to an end when all the artistes, who performed at the show, collaborated to render Globacom’s inspirational theme song, Power To Win.
In her welcome speech the executive director, Legal Services, Mrs. Gladys Talabi, representing the chairman of the company, Dr. Mike Adenuga Jnr., said, “one of the major contributory factors to the rising profile of football on the continent is the Glo-CAF Awards. We are proud to contribute to the resurgence of a game from which our people derive their biggest passion.”