After 120 grueling minutes for both players and football fans, Liverpool forward Sadio Mane scored the winning spot kick as Senegal claimed a first ever Africa Cup Of Nations title.
Prudential Life Assurance, the official AFCON Insurance partners, were not left out of the action, as they hosted their stakeholders, media and football fans at K1 Westlands and gave them a first row seat to the prestigious competition.
The watch party, which is the third thus far, has achieved its purpose of creating an environment for football lovers, media and prudential stakeholders to network.
Prudential CEO Gwen Kinisu, welcomed the guests at the party and, in her few remarks stated that their sponsorship for AFCON is a show of their commitment to building talents in Africa.
“We at Prudential are passionate about Africa and we are committed to building talents in Africa,” she stated.
She went on to state that the company’s core purpose is to help people get the most out of life, hence the sponsorship.
Prudential has been in Africa for almost a decade and has a presence in 8 African Countries – AFCON host Cameroon, Cote d’Ivoire, Ghana, Kenya, Togo, Uganda, Zambia and Nigeria.
Founded in London in 1848, Prudential is one of the world’s oldest and largest insurance companies. It has helped people plan and protect their families’ future for more than 170 years.
Today, Prudential serves 17 million customers in Asia and Africa.