The board of Matchmakers Consult International Limited and Nigeria Football Federation have announced Nollywood star, Uru Eke and ace comedian, Julius Agwu as the hosts of the first ever “The Night of Stars”- a glamorous event that will precede the “Nigeria Pitch Awards” designed to celebrate and honour the best of Football in the land.
The Night of Stars will be bringing together some of Nigeria’s most illustrious personalities from local and international football icons, to Nollywood sensations, music prodigies, and political phenomena. The event this year is created to celebrate, primarily, the success of Nigeria at the African Cup of Nations.
The highlights of the Night will be the unveiling of the Nigeria Pitch Awards plaque, rendering the theme song and unveiling of the Award Ceremony Stage in 3D. There’ll be wining and dining, music, live performances and rib-cracking jokes.
The Night of Stars will have in attendance the Governor of Cross River State, Minister of Sports, Minister of Culture and Tourism, Chairman Senate Committee on Sports, Chairman House, Committee on Sports, Inspector General of Police, and Celebrities.
The event holds on the 23rd of March at Transcorp Hotel, Calabar.