The A1 Radio @10 anniversary tournament was part of activities marking the FM station’s ten(10) years of existence in the Upper East Region.
Twelve(12) teams comprising Media XI, New Patriotic Party (NPP), Mobile Telecommunication Network (MTN), Social Security and National Insurance Trust (SSNIT), Driver Vehicle and licensing Authority (DVLA), Zoomlion Ghana, Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA), Asante boys, Ghana Health Service (GHS), Ghana National Association of Teachers (GNAT), the National Democratic Congress (NDC) and A1 Radio competed for the ultimate prize.
The tournament ended yesterday with the governing New Patriotic Party (NPP) crowned champions; having won on penalties 4-3 against the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC), after a goalless draw game at the Mobil Park in the Bolgatanga Municipality.
PAIRINGS AND RESULTS
Asante Boys 0-2 GHS
GNAT 0-1 NPP
Zoomlion Ghana 0-1 SSNIT
MTN 5-0 A1 Radio
GRA 0-0 Media XI, GRA won 4-3 on penalties.
NDC Vs DVLA (Match not played because DVLA failed to turn up)
GHS 0-0 NDC, NDC won 5-4 on penalties.
NPP 3-0 SSNIT
MTN 2-0 GRA.
From here a balloting was done and the NDC had an automatic qualification into the finals; leaving MTN to meet the NPP for the semi-finals however, MTN pullout of the competition.
NDC 0-0 NPP; NPP won 4-3 on penalties.
Casillas of NPP, he walked home with an A1 radio branded wall clock and a T-shirt
Abongo Paul of MTN with 4 goals, he walked home with an A1 radio branded wall clock and a T-shirt
West of NPP, he was also given an A1 radio branded wall clock and a T-shirt
Ayine Christopher of NDC, he walked home with an A1 branded wall clock and a t-shirt.
BEST JAMA TEAM
GRA, they received an A1 branded wall clock and T-shirts.
MTN-took 18 bronze medals.
NDC-Walked home with stockings and 18 Gold medals.
NPP, they received a set of jersey, 18 silver medals and a giant trophy for keep.
Cletus Aduko, Sports Journalist.