By Edna A. Quansah, GNA,
Accra, Feb.28, GNA - Team Multichoice defeated Latex Foam 2-1, to win the 2017 local tourney of the Standard Chartered (SC) Road to Anfield at the Lizzy Sports Complex.
Multichoice Ghana Limited emerged winners after an entertaining round of football, beating in extra time to clinch this year’s local trophy.
In all, 16 teams made up of clients of the Bank and some media houses competed in the tournament.
Team Multichoice will represent Ghana at the SC Trophy West Africa Regional tournament, competing against the winning teams from Nigeria and Cameroon on Saturday, March 11 at the Lizzy Sports Complex.
Jason McAteer – Liverpool legend will join the Regional tournament in Ghana and provide tips to the finalists. Whilst in Ghana, he will also host a soccer clinic for children and engage clients.
The winner of the West Africa Regional tournament wins the ultimate prize of participating in the SC Trophy Final in Anfield.
This is a four-day all expense paid trip to the United Kingdom. The team will also will receive a professional training session with LFC legends and coaches to help them prepare for the “Final’ competition.
The SC Road to Anfield, is an international 5-aside football tournament that provides local markets with a platform to actively engage its clients, staff and stakeholders.
It is hinged on the Bank’s sponsorship of Liverpool FC. Winners of competition in the various markets will receive an all expenses paid trip to Anfied, the home of Liverpool FC to join other winners to play in a Finals tournament to determine; The Standard Chartered Trophy Winner in a particular year.
Speaking at the local tournament, Mansa Mettey, the incoming Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Standard Chartered Ghana Limited said, “Since 2010, the partnership between Standard Chartered and Liverpool FC has generated great excitement around our brand and provided outstanding opportunities for our clients in all markets especially Ghana.
“Being a brand that is passionate about what resonates with our clients, we have leveraged on our sponsorship with Liverpool to make the dreams of many Ghananian football fans come true.” She stated.
Team MultiChoice has been charged to win the West African regional competition and proceed to Anfield, representing Ghana and the region.
Standard Chartered has been the main sponsors of Liverpool Football Club in the English Premier League since 2010.