Integral has been appointed by world-renowned and FIFA authorised MATCH Hospitality as the Exclusive Sales Agent in Nigeria for the sale of the Official Hospitality programme of the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia.
MATCH Hospitality is the only company worldwide that has been authorised by FIFA to promote and sell, either directly or via its global network of sales agent, official commercial hospitality packages including guaranteed match tickets.
To bring better deals for Nigerians ahead of the 2018 FIFA World Cup, they have appointed Integral as the Exclusive Sales Agent in Nigeria for the sale of the Official Hospitality Programme of the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia.
“We feel a tremendous sense of pride in the product range offered by MATCH Hospitality as FIFA’s official hospitality rights holder for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™,” Pascal Portes, Chief Operating Officer of MATCH Hospitality said in a statement to Pulse Sports.
“Nigeria is an established and very passionate market, and we are extremely optimistic about the sales potential for our hospitality programme in 2018. We know that Integral are our best partners to open the door to a thriving Nigerian market ready for the extraordinary experiences promised by this exceptional FIFA World Cup™ environment.”
On Integral’s part, it’s aim is to deliver unforgettable 2018 FIFA World Cup experience to Nigerians.
“We are delighted to act as the Exclusive Sales Agent of MATCH Hospitality in Nigeria for the sale of the 2018 FIFA World Cup™ Official Hospitality Programme,” Abimbola Ilo, Managing Director of Integral also said.
“After months of negotiations and discussions this deal clearly confirms Integral’s pedigree to have been selected, and on an exclusive basis in Nigeria. This basically means now that we have the entire inventory to deliver the unforgettable experience to all our clients during the FIFA World Cup, right from the moment they think about attending the event to support their team.”
FIFA Hospitality Programme
The FIFA Hospitality Programme offers clients guaranteed match tickets bundled together with a wide range of services such as facilities at the stadiums (including private suites, lounges and marquee tents), gourmet catering, preferential parking, entertainment and gifts.
MATCH Hospitality’s portfolio also includes other major high-profile sports events and is based in Zurich with offices in London, Manchester, Moscow, Johannesburg and Rio de Janeiro.
Integral is a Lagos-based company known for its high standards of delivery, the company has the expertise and works in all aspects of the industry – events, corporate hospitality, sponsorships, media rights, digital and athlete representation.
Integral was also involved in hospitality experience specific to the 2010 FIFA World Cup and 2014 FIFA World Cup, delivering first class solutions to a variety of individuals and blue chip companies in Nigeria.