Lagos, being one of the most passionate places for world football, hosted a very special event on Sunday, March 20, 2022, and the most popular match in football history was hosted by the Spanish Consulate in collaboration with LaLiga.
The event which was held at Sea Lounge in Lekki Lagos had fans, journalists, and members of the diplomatic corps, Vice President of the Nigeria Football Federation, Seyi Akinwumi, ex Nigerian midfielder and LaLiga Ambassador, Mutiu Adepoju in attendance.
Welcoming guests to the event, the General Consul of the Spanish Consulate, Daniel Losada Millar, emphasized the importance of the event.
T”Consulate General of Spain in Lagos is honoured to participate in the event organized by LaLiga, on the occasion of El Clasico, one of the most prestigious and exciting sporting events in the world. The programme, which included a variety of activities is part of the cultural agenda of the Consulate for 2022,” he said.
Also speaking at the event, the LaLiga Global Network Delegate for Ghana and Nigeria, Desmond Chiji expressed the importance of Nigeria to LaLiga.
“Nigeria has a very valuable place in the LaLiga ecosystem, which is why we hold a lot of events here. We would like to thank our partners, invited guests, members of the media for the success of this event. As LaLiga, we will continue to strengthen our bond with football fans in this Country.”
Guests at the event were treated to a private viewing of El Clásico which saw Real Madrid losing 0-4 to Barcelona at the Estadio Santiago Bernabeu.