Chelsea have announced that Star Beer as their official Nigerian beer partner, and the agreement will see Star sell Chelsea-branded bottles throughout Nigeria.
The Premier League champions agreed to do business with Nigeria’s leading beer brand as the alliance will further help them grow their fanbase throughout Nigeria.
In the last twenty years, Celestine Babayaro, John Obi Mikel, Victor Moses and Ola Aina have represented Chelsea, while 1994 World Cup star Michael Emenalo is currently the club’s technical director.
Chelsea are proud of their links with Nigeria, stating on their official website : ”Our on-field links with Nigeria are obvious.
”Africa Cup of Nations winner Victor Moses is a key member of Antonio Conte’s squad, and the now departed John Mikel Obi lifted every major club honour during his time at Stamford Bridge.
”Younger Super Eagle Kenneth Omeruo, another Cup of Nations winner in 2013, is currently on loan with Kasimpasa in Turkey, while Ola Aina is gaining first-team experience with Hull City and recently earned his first call to the national team.
”Our first Nigerian, Celestine Babayaro, spent eight years with the Blues after signing for us back in 1997.”
Chelsea already possesses huge popularity in Nigeria, with more than two million Facebook followers in the country.