Prudential Africa has signed a sponsorship agreement with the Confederation of African Football (CAF) to become the official insurance partner of the 33rd edition of Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) 2021.
At a press conference to announce the sponsorship, the Chief Representative Officer of the Prudential Northern Africa Region, Mr Eric Mboma, said the sponsorship underscores Prudential’s commitment to the African continent.Follow @Graphicgh
A press release issued in Douala, Cameroon by Prudential Africa on January 11, said “As we grow our business in Africa, we also want to support the passion and talent of its people.
“Africans share a common love for football and we are honored to be part of a tournament that unites the continent and brings together the brightest talents of African football,”.
The General Secretary of CAF, Mr Véron Mosengo-Omba, said in the release that, “We are excited and pleased to have on board Prudential as a partner. We share a common purpose in our commitment to developing local talent as well as driving prosperity for the people of Africa.”
Mr Mboma added, “Through sports, Prudential wants to encourage people to stay active and lead more healthy lifestyles. As a life insurer, we believe that health and wellness are important for people to live fulfilling lives.”
AFCON 2021 has already started and will continue till February 6, 2022 with Cameroon as the host nation.
Prudential is a global financial services group providing life insurance, pensions and asset management products and services to approximately 20 million customers in Asia and Africa
Prudential has life insurance operations in eight countries across Africa: Cameroon, Cote d’Ivoire, Ghana, Kenya, Togo, Uganda, Zambia and Nigeria. For nearly a decade, the life insurer has been providing affordable insurance and health solutions.
Today, it serves more than 1.7 million customers through a distribution network of more than 13,000 agents and 600 branches.