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Cadbury Congratulates Super Eagles On AFCON 2019 Qualification

Cadbury Nigeria Plc, manufacturers of TomTom, the nation’s number one candy, has congratulated the Super Eagles on the team’s qualification for the 2019 African Cup of Nations (AFCON) tournament, which will take place in Cameroun.

In a statement, the Company’s Corporate and Government Affairs Director for West Africa, Mr. Bala Yesufu said the Super Eagles have made Nigerians proud by securing the AFCON 2019 ticket over the weekend. Yesufu assured that TomTom, the ‘Official Candy of the Super Eagles,’ is with the team all the way to Cameroun.

TomTom, an ardent supporter of the Super Eagles, gave out free candies to all the fans in Uyo, the Akwa Ibom State capital, last month, during the match between the Super Eagles and the Mediterranean Knights of Libya. Nigeria won the match by four goals to nil.


Yesufu said: “We are excited that Nigeria will be competing again in AFCON after missing out on two successive editions. The Super Eagles have shown strength of character, resilience, and tactical discipline throughout the qualifiers. We have no doubt that this youthful team will make us proud in Cameroun.”

He also commended the Nigerian Football Federation (NFF) led by Mr. Amaju Pinnick, Super Eagles’ Manager, Gernot Rohr, and the rest of the crew, for providing an enabling environment for the players to excel, noting that this has paid off.

Meanwhile, TomTom has emerged winner of the ‘Best Digital Campaign in Nigeria,’ at the Advertisers Association of Nigeria (ADVAN) award, which held over the weekend in Lagos. Bala attributed this achievement to the holistic exploitation of TomTom as the Official Candy of the Super Eagles, which.

Cadbury Nigeria Plc, a publicly quoted company, is the pioneer cocoa beverage manufacturer offering some of the most loved brands in the country. Cadbury Nigeria is a 74.99%-owned subsidiary of Mondelēz International, a global snacking powerhouse with an unrivalled portfolio of brands. The remaining 25.01% of shares are held by a diverse group of indigenous, individual and institutional investors. A front-runner in beverages, confectionery and gum, Cadbury Nigeria’s quality products–Bournvita, Hot Chocolate, TomTom, Buttermint, Trident and Clorets–are market leaders in their respective consumer segments.

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