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UFEA Champions League Trophy Tour In Abidjan, Côte D'ivoire

The African Press Agency (APA) learned on Tuesday, from official sources in Abidjan, the capital of COTE D'IVOIRE, that the European Union Football Association (UEFA) Champion’s League trophy will remain on March 17 and 18 in Abidjan.

The official sponsor of the UEFA Champions League, Heineken, said that the trophy will be hosted at the Ébrié Lagoon area on 17 March and will remain there until to 18 March 2018

“ Since 2006, Heineken has brought the trophy to 26 countries around the world and this year, Côte d’Ivoire will have the honor of receiving it,” the statement said.

The statement explains that Heineken, internationally appreciated in 192 countries, chose this year Ivory Coast among other nations of football, to allow Ivorian fans to be closer to their idols and enjoy live, the trophy for which the best players in the world are competing for.

Heineken focuses on bringing the magic of the trophy to the country, which will create unforgettable moments and the communication among football fans by organizing the UFEA Champions League Trophy Tour.

 Brassivoire, a subsidiary of the Heineken Group in Ivory Coast, has started organizing events concerning the arrival of the trophy.

“ We are very honored to host the UEFA Champions League trophy in Ivory Coast and to participate in this historic event. The choice of Côte d’Ivoire shows its importance in the big football nations,” says Alexander Koch, the CEO of Brassivoire.

Koch continues by stating the goal of bringing the trophy to the Ivorian soil, which is to give all the Ivorian fans of the UEFA Champions League outside of Europe, to live intense, unique moments, which will allow them to share the excitement, suspense and joy of each UEFA Champions League match.