• Signs three-year endorsement with LG electronics
Super Eagles and Arsenal striker, Alex Iwobi believes the team has what it takes to win the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia.
Iwobi at the weekend signed a three-year endorsement with LG Electronics as brand ambassador at a ceremony at LG showroom in Lekki, Lagos.
He told The Guardian that the team would do everything possible to honour an order by the Federal Government, which urged the team recently to aim at lifting the trophy in Russia.
He said: “The World Cup is a big assignment that requires total commitment and determination of all the players. We will do all we can to put smiles on the faces of Nigerians, particularly the Presidency. We need the support of everybody to achieve our aim in Russia.”
On his choice as brand ambassador by LG Electronics, Iwobi said it was a real privilege to be chosen, adding that he would do his best to be a good ambassador.
Also speaking at the event, Managing Director, LG Electronics West Africa Operations, Mr. Taeick Son said: “The choice of Alex Iwobi went through a thorough process and in the end we zeroed in on him, going by his antecedent in the field of play and most importantly how he is generally perceived as a player around the globe.
“We have no doubt whatsoever that he is the right face to represent the brand, and at the end he would do us all proud. On that note Alex, I say welcome onboard.”
Speaking in the same vein, Managing Director, Fouani Nigeria Limited, Mr. Mohammed Fouani praised the player, saying, “I am particularly happy this deal has been sealed today, which for us brings in a unique opportunity for both Alex Iwobi as our ambassador and LG Electronics as the brand.”