First City Monument Bank (FCMB) Limited has restated its commitment to support initiatives geared towards youths, sports and overall national development.
The assurance was given by the Group Managing Director/Chief Executive of the Bank, Mr. Ladi Balogun, during the closing ceremony of this year’s COPA Lagos Beach Soccer tournament on December 20, 2015. The tournament, organised by Kinetic Sports Limited and sponsored by the financial institution for the fifth consecutive year, took place from December 18 to 20, 2015 at Eko Atlantic Beach, Victoria Island, Lagos.
Defending Champ-ions, Cote d’Ivoire won the trophy yesterday. The tournament featured the national beach soccer teams of Nigeria, England, Cote D’ivoire and Lebanon. The Beach soccer teams of Barcelona Football Club of Spain, Kano Pillars, Shooting Stars Sports Club and Pepsi Academy; all of Nigeria, also participated in the highly colourful and entertaining 3-day soccer fiesta.
Koblan Assouan was voted as the Most Valuable Player of the tournament.
According to Mr. Balogun, the Bank’s interventions in the area of sports are aimed at developing the minds, body and abilities of the populace, especially youths, to contribute significantly to the growth of the country.
Apart from the excitement which FCMB built around the football matches, the Bank also treated guests and customers that attended the fiesta to a VIP treatment at its hospitality lounge.
Guests and spectators were also provided with opportunity to experience the unique banking services of FCMB as the sales team of the Bank was on ground to showcase its array of valued-added products and services.
There was also an ATM installed at the venue by the Bank for easy access to cash and other financial transactions.