By Niyi Tabiti
By the time the Nigeria-Mozambique match was over at the Africa Cup of Nations (Angola 2010),Osaze Odemwigie of the super Eagles was not only elated that he drove his fatherland to victory with two goals, he was also happy because got an overwhelming vote as Guinness Man of Greatness.www.gistmaster.com gathered that the title would be presented to him by ace footballer,Austin Jay Jay Okocha on behalf of Guinness Nigeria plc
Odenwingie knows his wing very well and he proved that at the Nigerian match against Mozambique at the ongoing African Cup of Nations. He scored two goals and dazzled the crowed with his dribbling skills and affection for details on the field of play.
The Guinness Man of Greateness title is coming days after two other players in previous matches also clinched the title. Daniel Shittu and Chinedu Obasi had also been award the title for their excellent display of sportmaship at the ongoing tournament.
The scheme, which is part of the Guinness® Power of Naija campaign, will represent the views of the nation’s football fans who are being called by Guinness® to vote for players they believe demonstrate Greatness. An award will be made after every Super Eagles game and fans can show their support and vote for their player - as many times as they wish - during the match and up to 48 hours after the final whistle. Votes can be cast by:
· SMS: SMS MAN followed by the name of the Super Eagles player to 1759 (SMS costs N10.00)
· Phone: Call 0800 1759 1759 and register the vote by saying the name of the Super Eagles player – calls to this number are FREE
· Email: email the name of the Super Eagles player to firstname.lastname@example.org – Emails are FREE.
After each match the player with the most fan votes for that match will be presented with the Award by Guinness® Greatness Ambassador and former Super Eagle Man of Greatness – Jay Jay Okocha.