This Day (Lagos)

8 February 2013

Nigeria: DHL Brings Man Utd Legend, Fortune, to Nigeria

Managing Director, DHL Express Nigeria, Mr. Randy Buday, DHL's customers and fans of Manchester United will have the opportunity of meeting with legendary Manchester United former striker, Quinton Fortune. He arrived Nigeria Thursday on a four-day visit.

The visit is made possible by DHL which is the official logistics partner and training kit sponsor for Manchester United.

Commenting on the visit, Managing Director, DHL Express Nigeria, Mr. Randy Buday, said: "Quinton Fortune's visit to Nigeria will provide us with a unique platform to showcase DHL's involvement with Manchester United to our key customers and staff locally. It will indeed be a huge opportunity for people to meet Fortune, and discuss the club's popularity and success within Africa and globally. The passion and fervour of United fans is famous around the world, and Nigeria is no different."

Events lined up to host the football legend include a cocktail party at the prestigious WheatBaker Hotel in Ikoyi, a friendly football match as well as appearances on selected TV sport shows. During this period, DHL customers and fans of Manchester United will have the opportunity to meet with the Manchester United legend, will be on hand to sign autographs and memorabilia and to discuss what has made the team a success. This is evident with its 333 million supporters worldwide of which 43 million are in Africa alone.

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