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Thursday, 12 January 2017

PHOTOS: Dakinda Penalty Game Grand Launch in Grand Style in Abuja

By; Mandy Kaunan - (Don't forget to give credit when you copy). 

Dakinda Penalty Game show had its official launch today 12th, January, 2017. The foodball star studded event had in attendance all Nigeria's football Legends. The likes of ex-international star Kanu Nwakwo, Daniel Amokachi aka Dbull, Garba Lawal, Dominic Iorfa, Ogbona Kanu, Lobi Star's Chairman Idoko were all present to support the Dakinda brand. Also present was the Minister of Sports Bar. Solomon Dalong, the DG NLRC, NFF president's representative, FCT director of Sports. The event also had nollywood stars like Segun Arinze, Francis Duru, musicians and high profile sport reporters like super sports,, fabmimiblog, NTA all present.



The event started at 11am with the arrival of guest, the national anthem was sang which was followed by the Dakinda anthem. An Opening prayer was done which was followed by the introduction of guest which was followed by the Chairman Dakinda Mr. Emmanuel  Akpakwu's opening speech.

The FCT Director of FCT also spoke in a speech where she commended the efforts of Dakinda team and enjoin the youths in Nigeria to come out in there numbers and play the game. The eludite speech by the Minister of Sports left people clapping, the police commissioner for FCT also spoke and then it was the turn of the Legends like Amokachi, and Kanu Nwakwo who also spoke and endorsed the Dakinda brand.

The  kicks was done by the Stars of the event which was followed  by the official cutting of the ribbon at the Dakinda sales shop by the Minister of Sports Bar. Solomon Dalong.

The Idoma dance troupe, the Swange and the Kpatuma dance all from Benue thrilled the crowd, the event was closed by vote of thanks by the Vice  chairman.

Dakinda is the original Nigeria based football brand that invented the Dakinda Penalty Game. The objective of the game is for a player/participant to kick a football one time after purchasing one ticket, from a fixed distance, with the aim of getting the said ball through a customized Dakinda Goal-Post without a goalkeeper. There is only one denomination of ticket a player can purchase, which is N100.

This is a Lottery based product requiring the skill of the player and a chance of being a millionaire in the monthly raffle draws. The online version of the Game takes this to level of Epic proportions which can be played by downloading the app at google App Store or by visiting For areas without internet, they can buy tickets and play the game via Dakinda unique short-code, *322*1741#.

More photos after the cut....

Chairman Dakinda with His wife

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