LAGOS: ORGANISERS of next month’s Glo-Confederation of African Football Awards have revealed the line-up of artists that will perform at the event scheduled for Lagos. Among these are Global jazz icon, Hugh Masekela, and Nigeria’s sensations, Flavour and Lagbaja.
Other artistes scheduled to perform at the high profile continental event on January 8 are Congo DRC’s multiple award-winning song writer, singer and guitarist, Fally Ipupa, Egyptian folk singer and the first person from an Arab country to perform at a Nobel Prize ceremony, Hakim.
Soweto Gospel Choir from South Africa, sensational singing group, Uhuru, pan African group, Cirque D’Afrique and Tanzania’s prominent multiple award winning singer, Diamond, are some of the other acts billed to perform at the event.
The biggest stars in Nigeria are also expected to light up the evening. They include Globacom Ambassadors, P-Square and Wande Coal.
“It is a careful selection of music stars and highly decorated performers, whose songs are currently ruling the airwaves across the continent,” said Ashok Israni, Globacom’s Regional Marketing Director, West Africa.
According to him, the stars are expected to take turns performing at different stages of the awards. Globacom is using the platform of this year’s awards to reward loyal subscribers.
A total of 250 subscribers who recharge with N5000 until the end of December or buy a smart phone from any Gloworld shop within the period will stand a chance to reserve their seats at the prestigious event.
In another promo on the event, Glo subscribers who successfully predict the African Footballer of the Year, Woman Player of the Year and Coach of the Year stand a chance of winning prizes including a 2014 Mercedes Benz G Wagon.
SOURCE: CAJ NEWS AGENCY