Saturday, June 11, 2022 witnessed employees of Checkers Africa Limited slogging it out for the winning trophy at Checkers Custard Football Cup 2022.
The 2022 edition of the one-day, one-match tournament held at Eagle Club, Surulere, Lagos and as is tradition pitches football players and enthusiasts from the FMCG’s factory facility in Ikorodu, Lagos and admin branch in Mushin, Lagos.
In his address, the CEO, Karan Checker said: “Checkers Africa Limited wishes to encourage the game of football and is also ready to sponsor any resoundingly talented player to the very highest level.”
He also hinted that the maiden edition tourney in 2021 laid the groundwork for this additional activity for employee bonding and encouraging health fostering activities and relationships among workers to ensure a quality work environment. Checkers Africa Limited positions itself as a socially responsible company amongst other things ranging from being a category leader and a socially-compliant company.
The game ended 4-2 with Team Ikorodu clinching this year’s coveted trophy, as they won with 2 extra goals.
Plaques and awards were given to the winners while Bala, won the male staff race competition, Joy won the female staff competition, while Oyindamola came second in the race competition.
There was also dance competition among the staff of Checkers Africa LTD and of course, some music and refreshments.