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Elizade tackles Germaine team in Toyota Chairman’s cup finals

Away from corporate boardroom meetings and decision making startegies to meet corporate bottomline, two accredited dealers of Toyota Nigeria Limited will this weekend at the Meadow Hall School football pitch, by Ikate round-about in Lekki, Lagos meet in the finals of this year’s Toyota Chairman’s Cup Football Competition (TCC FC).

For this Saturday finals, Elizade Nigeria Limited football team will be playing against Germaine Auto Center football club, while Kojo Motors team will tackle Mandilas Motors team in the third place play-off in 2019 TCC FC sponsored by Zenith Bank plc in what source said the 5-aside football competition provides an avenue for the Toyota dealers to meet and network with each other in a very relaxed atmosphere.

Speaking exclusively to our reporter ahead of this weekend’s football clash, Sunday Okeowo, dealer liaison manager, marketing at Toyota Nigeria Limited and co-ordinator of TCC FC said that, the rationale behind the annual football competition is for the purposes of bonding among the Toyota Nigeria dealerships.

According to him, ‘’Beyond the confines of what we do which is sales and marketing and aftersales service offerings to our numerous Toyota fleet and individual clienteles, we want create an environment that will foster working relationship among the dealers, have that fun, relaxation and have that one family spirit even though, we are all have target to meet.

According to the event co-ordinator, ‘’The Mike Ade.Ojo TCC FC started in 2014, but could not be held in 2015 and 2016 when the fledgeing automotive policy affected the market. During that period, we were all unsettled, but we started again in 2017 and 2018.

RT Briscoe plc won the maiden edition in 2014, while Globe Motors won 2017 Globe and Germaine won in 2018.  While he did not mention the star prizes, he said the first tree teams will be rewarded; that is the winners, the first and second runners-up will be rewarded.

Last year, we rewarded all the eight teams beyond the first three but this year, only the winner will be rewardwd.  The referees and other officials of the football competition are drawn from Eti-Osa local government area of the state.

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