By Edna A. Quansah, GNA
Accra, April 16, GNA - The 2019 Betway Easter Football Gala tournament, is scheduled for Saturday, April 20.
The tournament, would simultaneously take place in the Greater Accra, Western and Eastern Regions.
It would attract participation from 32 teams from Greater Accra Region, Akim Oda in the Eastern Region and Takoradi in the Western Region.
According to the organizers, each region would field eight community football teams to compete in several games over the one-day tournament.
The top three placed teams in each region would share a total prize purse of GH¢ 5,000.
The champions of each region would walk away with GH¢ 2,500.
In addition to the action on the field, fans will be entertained off the field with table tennis, football and other exiting games.
“Since our inception, we have been committed to sports development in the country and that’s just what we are doing,” said Magnus Rex Danquah Jnr. Country Manager of Betway Ghana.
“We are looking forward to using this competition as a tool to bring people within our communities together during the festive season as well as to give them an opportunity to showcase their talent” he said.
The 2019 Easter Gala would be the third sponsored by Betway in their continued drive to support sports development in Ghana.
Last year’s edition witnessed an impressive showcase of talents from communities in Accra, Kumasi, Cape Coast, Takoradi, and Sunyani with the Vipers from Cape Coast emerging as the overall winners.