The Nationwide Soccer League (NFL), America’s hottest sports activities league, will host a collection of occasions, together with a fan occasion, expertise identification camp, and a flag soccer day with native youth, later this month in Ghana, the League’s first official occasions to happen in Africa. The week of occasions, generally known as NFL Africa: The Landing, is essential and symbolic to the League, its gamers and followers because it acknowledges the contributions of its 100+ gamers of African descent whereas additionally introducing the game to a brand new era of followers.
Present NFL gamers will participate, together with Seattle Seahawks Uchenna Nwosu (Nigeria), Houston Texans Ogbonnia Okoronkwo (Nigeria), Cleveland Browns Jeremiah Owusu-Koramoah (Ghana), Indianapolis Colts Kwity Paye (Liberia), in addition to NFL Legends Mathias Kiwanuka (Uganda), Roman Oben (Cameroon), and Osi Umenyiora (Nigeria).
On Sunday, June twenty sixth, NFL Fan Zone will convey attendees up near the NFL from 11:00am to six:00pm on the Kempinski Lodge Gold Coast Metropolis Accra in Ghana. The occasion will supply followers the chance to work together with present NFL gamers and legends and take part in interactive video games and activations by NFL companions, together with EA Madden, Mitchell & Ness, and Wilson Soccer. NFL Fan Zone may also function a show showcasing Tremendous Bowl rings from Tremendous Bowl I to Tremendous Bowl LV and the Vince Lombardi Trophy, the trophy awarded to the Tremendous Bowl champions every year.
“Whether or not you’re an NFL fan or new to the sport, we’re excited to ask the area people to a fun-filled day on the NFL Fan Zone in Accra,” stated Damani Leech, NFL Chief Working Officer of Worldwide. “It was essential that we create distinctive methods for followers to hitch the joy as we host our first occasions in Africa. We’re trying ahead to a memorable day on the NFL Fan Zone!”
Followers might now get their free ticket at nfl.tix.africa.
The NFL Fan Zone may also function Philadelphia Eagles cheerleaders, in addition to prizes and giveaways from the workforce. The Eagles are the primary NFL membership to enter a market in Africa by way of the Worldwide HMA initiative and might activate in Ghana as of June 1st.
Concerning the NFL in Africa
With greater than 100 gamers of African descent (foreign-born or first era), the NFL is dedicated to creating extra methods to serve its rising fanbase throughout Africa. The League is internet hosting its first official occasions in Ghana this month and can activate in different African international locations sooner or later. Because the NFL appears to be like to additional establish and develop expertise from The Continent, the League will host its firstNFL Africa Campfeaturing 40 gamers from throughout Africa on June 21 and 22 in Accra. Along with the camp and NFL Fan Zone, the NFL will host an NFL FLAG Day with native youth. The NFL strives to offer a constructive affect on native communities following its occasions in cities all over the world. Particulars of a venture in Accra shall be introduced at a later date.
Concerning the NFL
The Nationwide Soccer League is America’s hottest sports activities league, comprised of 32 franchises that compete every year to win the Tremendous Bowl, the world’s greatest annual sporting occasion. Based in 1920, the NFL developed the mannequin for the profitable trendy sports activities league, together with nationwide and worldwide distribution, in depth income sharing, aggressive excellence, and robust franchises throughout the board. The NFL is the trade chief on a variety of fronts.