ABOUT: “I believe so much that sports, entertainment and arts can actually contribute together to lift Lagos and Nigeria away from the problem of unemployment and that is why this government will continue to support sports in its ramifications and ensure that we take our youth off the street and make them productively engaged” – Governor Ambode.
“Sports is the invincible hand of youth empowerment and development that unites foes and brings nations together in love” – Ambassador Orobiyi Quadri Oluwabamise.
The Naija Celebrity Cup (NCC) is a unifying sporting event initiated by D-Grace International Sports Consult Limited. It was created with the main goal of fostering and enhancing youth empowerment, fun, peace & Unity in Nigeria by bringing celebrities from four major industries in Nigeria to compete in 8 (eight) sporting events. The general public is not left out either as they will also participate in challenges and games to win outstanding prizes.
The Naija Celebrity Cup (NCC) in addressing the change agenda will enact action in support of the Nigerian Agenda for Sports and Development for Peace, to bring Nigerian celebrities in the entertainment industry’s attention to the significant need of uniting Nigeria for sustainability through sports and development. This is imperative to create opportunities for the growing Africans to expand their horizon towards the new era while contributing to Sports Development in Nigeria.
The Nigerian celebrities will explore their potentials by identifying their skills and talents through sports, to understanding the need for sustainable peace and empowerment towards the grassroots development in Nigeria. Our time is now for everyone to step up action for the sustainable tomorrow of our continent.
Sports for sustainability is the only strong tower to hold during wars and in the era of violence, school dropouts, teenage pregnancies, drug abuse, family disintegration, parent/child relationship and the sustainable growth of Africa. Bringing these issues to the fore in the minds of our celebrities is the underlying strength of Naija Celebrity Cup in Nigeria’s change agenda.
The Naija Celebrity Cup (NCC) is scheduled to hold between 7th and 12th December, 2017. The 8 (eight) sporting events that will take place at this prestigious tournament include:
- Track & field
- Table tennis
- Lawn Tennis
The 4 (four) major industries from which celebrities will be participating include:
The maiden edition of The Naija Celebrity Cup will commence with an opening ceremony with our celebrities, peace ambassadors and other dignitaries in Nigeria. We will host all the Celebrity participants, Governors, Ministers, Commissioners, Sport Consultants, Corporate Bodies and other Guest Speakers to network with industry leaders and discuss latest development on sports in investment during the opening ceremony in Lagos, Nigeria.