Young Kenyan star wins trip to watch World Cup in Brazil

Young Kenyan star wins trip to watch World Cup in Brazil

Young Kenyan star wins trip to watch World Cup in Brazil

Lloyd Kim receives his ticket

JMJ Academy’s Lloyd Kim has won himself a one week trip to Brazil .Kim, who captained JMJ to the national finals title last year and also captained the Kenyan Copa team in their exploits at the international camp in South Africa, will join over 150 (12 from Africa) other young players in Brazil for a soccer camp.

The young COPA players will get topnotch coaching at the camp. They will also attend the FIFA World Cup opening ceremony and watch the opening match between hosts Brazil and Croatia live.

Lloyd Kim received his traveling ticket during the official launch of  the sponsors 2014 World Cup campaign in Nairobi.

Speaking during the launch, Coca-Cola’s General Manager for East Africa, Peter Njonjo lauded Kim’s ability both on and off the pitch,“Lloyd demonstrated leadership and maturity beyond his years during last year’s COPA tournament,” said Njonjo.

“He was the calm voice in the dressing room and the astute player on the pitch. He showed us all that we can lead at any age and stage for as long we give the task at hand our best and our all. We are honoured to reward him in this way,” he remarked.

Njonjo further outlined the dynamic partnership between his company and the FIFA and the possibilities it created for football fans everywhere.

“We have been part of the FIFA World Cup since 1978. Since then, we have always brought the World Cup closer to the people and we will replicate that this year by ensuring that all our consumers get the feel of the global sporting spectacle.” he said.

The highlights will, among others, include a Happiness Flag activation where the company will run an online promotion asking football fans across the globe to send their pictures for compilation and printing on a huge ‘Happiness’ flag. The flag will then be paraded at the opening ceremony of the FIFA World Cup, bringing together different faces from different places in one venue.

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