Defending Champions, Astro All Stars were at the weekend defeated 0-1 by Team Classic FM,who won the second edition of the Radisson Blu Charity Football Cup.
The competition which was organised by Radisson Blu Anchorage Hotel in conjunction with TacticsIQ Limited,was made up of eight teams,who played in a five-aside tournament.
Classic FM emerged tops after pipping Astro All Stars,that had celebrities like TV compere, Frank Edoho of (Who wants to be a millionaire) in their team.
Having won the competition,the Classic FM team will now have the luxury of spending a Night at the Prestigious Radisson Blu Anchorage Hotel, with complimentary Breakfast to go with.
Speaking of the company’s goals towards the programme,General manager of the hotel, Stanilas Kondov said: “This kind of programme will be on a yearly basis,but while we go through the year,we have certain programmes that runs in our hotel: we do certain training with our staff,regarding their environment,we also do certain programmes where we recycle foods and use it for compact.”
“So all these are ongoing,every single month and year, we are going to keep running certain events, that is going to help our society,that is also going to help our workers which they can use at home as well” Kondov added.
“We started this event last year,and made it bigger this year,next year will probably be even bigger because obviously it becomes a lot better organised,people want to support the course,there is an international and local foundation which they benefit from and we are going to get more involved.”
“Slowly but surely this event will grow,there will a lot more people that would be involved,there would be a lot more sponsors and obviously it will become a part of our culture.”
A statement by the organisers read : Tactics IQ Limited is very proud to work on this unique endeavour with the Radisson Blu Anchorage Hotel most especially as it supports a worthy cause that the good people at the Freedom Foundation are promoting. We as a company hope to keep and strengthen the relationship we have formed with the organisations while we seek new partnerships that will continue to transform the lansdcape and promote sports development in Nigeria as a whole.”