Sports radio 88.9 Brila FM was the name on everybodyâ€™s lips last week as Nigeriaâ€™s one and only sports radio held Wave Ur Banner, English Premier League Eve party at the Aquatic/ Waterparks hall, Ikeja, Lagos.
Wave Ur Banner, only second in the series, was a huge success following the first edition held last year at the La Campagne Tropicana, also in Ikeja, as fans trooped out in their hundreds brandishing their club jerseys and other souvenirs, enjoying themselves all night as Wande Cole, Julius Agwu, AY Earthquake, Sheyman and torch_lit the event with heart rendering performances that sent fans into euphoric state.
Bean Pole, Art Quake, Hakeem the Dream, Obvious, Mocheda also gave good account of themselves at the occasion.
The event, conceived to give fans of English Premier League, La Liga etc an opportunity to come together andÂ celebrate soccer under the ambience of peace, fun and camaraderie succeeded in promoting healthy rivalry among different fans as they sang club anthems and argued on the superiority of some clubs over others.
And with Hard Tackle gladiators, Tony Bekederemo and Overdose stoking the fires by holding a live argument on stage, the adrenaline of fans present could only scale up further.
Hakeem â€˜Jiggymanâ€™ Kelani, Oge, George Essien_ all of Brila FM anchored the all night the event supported by DJ Dino, Benni Moore and Music, who set the floor afire with sweet musical records.
According to Larry Izamoje, Chairman/CEO of 88.9 Brila Fm, organizers of the show, the event is a testimony to the huge support football enjoys in Nigeria and the fans reliability on sports radio to serve football on an entertainment dish.
â€œThe event has rubber_stamped the support the English Premier League and other European leagues enjoy in Nigeria in addition to confirming the ability of Brila Fm to channel these affections into a thrilling experience for sports fans under a single roofâ€.