Total Nigeria Plc promotes fitness in its Fifth MD’s Cup Football Tournament

The MD's Cup Football Tournament of TOTAL Nigeria Plc is a biennial football competition amongst staff targeted at boosting employee fitness, team spirit, bonding and promoting work-life balance. Started in 2009, the fifth edition of this event was held from May 17 to 20, 2017.  There were four participating teams representing the Head office, Northern, Eastern, and Western territorial offices. Prior to the final match, using the league format, these teams competed in preliminary matches with the Western territory and Head office emerging as finalists.

The Western Territory team (Team Quartz) won Head Office during the final match of the tournament with a 1:0 score line. The preliminary matches were held at the Legacy Stadium, Surulere on May 17 to 19 while the final match was held at Onikan Stadium, Lagos on May 20.

Other activities were:

  • "Healthy Living walk" by Management and Staff with their families and friends, from Total House in Victoria Island to Onikan Stadium, Lagos Island. Approximately 3.5 kilometers.

  • Novelty matches between Management and the affiliate's Partners, which drew 1 goal to 1.
  • "Fastest Man and Woman in Total Nigeria Plc" competitions in which the Bronze medalist from the last Nigerian Oil and Gas industry games, Ituru Ovie won Fastest Man and back to back winner Kate Ogu-Ogie emerged Fastest Woman.

The Tournament Awards and their winners are:

  • Best Defender-Chidi Anadozie
  • Most Valuable Player- Emeka Ewe
  • Best Team Manager- Joseph Ehime
  • Best Goal Keeper- James Abati
  • Best Female Player- Ibironke Marinho
  • Highest Goal Scorer- Kenneth Nwachukwu, Emeka Ewe and Cosmos Enyioko (all three scored 2 goals each in the tournament)
  • Best Mid-Fielder- Dare Solarin
  • Best Behaved Team- Western Territory

Apart from being a lot of fun and entertainment, the MD's Cup tournament offers several health benefits to the physical and mental well-being of participants. Total Nigeria Plc believes that a healthy workforce is a prerequisite for productivity and sustainable growth. 

Company partners that animated the event with branded souvenirs and gift items were KwikFit Autocare Limited, Globacom Limited, Unilever Nigeria and Nigerian Bottling Company.


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