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Golf: Afrinvest supports 2014 Nigeria Cup

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Leading wealth advisory firm, Afrinvest, has announced its support for the 2014 edition of The Nigeria Cup, an annual golf tournament-taking place at the Ikoyi Club 1938 golf section, Lagos, to commemorate Nigeria’s independence anniversary.

The 8-day golfing extravaganza, which starts on September 27, will feature a kiddies’ competition, ladies’ competition, professionals’ competition, guests and veterans’ competition as well as the Nigeria Cup final. There will also be lots of other fun activities, all designed to celebrate Nigeria’s independence.

Announcing the firm’s support, Ike Chioke, Managing Director of Afrinvest, said, “We are pleased to partner with the Ikoyi Club towards the successful hosting of The Nigeria Cup 2014. We identity with the vision of the club to boost the development of golf in Nigeria and also to use the game as an avenue not just for networking but also to raise funds for charity.”

Tony Onwu, Chairman of the Ikoyi Club Organising Committee, while confirming Afrinvest’s sponsorship of this year’s tournament, thanked the firm and all other individual and corporate sponsors who have thrown their weight behind the 2014 event.

In his words, “We are extremely grateful to Afrinvest and all our other sponsors for rallying behind us to make this year’s Nigeria Cup the best yet, and we would like to encourage other well-meaning Nigerians and corporate bodies to support the vision of the Ikoyi Club towards the development of golf in Nigeria and charitable giving.”