Accra To Host 2nd Edition Of MTN Skate League On Saturday

After magnificently hosting the first edition of the MTN Skate Soccer in Kumasi, the capital Accra will see four clubs battle it out in the 2nd edition of the event at the handball court of the Accra sports stadium on Saturday October 26, 2019.

The one-day event will see two teams from Greater Accra, that’s Accra Giants, and Zongo Lions and Western Tigers representing the Western Region competing in a round-robin format to select a winner to face the Ashanti Warriors in a grand finale slated for November 30, in Accra.

Captains of the three various teams are poised to lead their respective teams to qualify for the finals and possibly win the ultimate.

Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the International Federation of Skate Soccer (IFSS), Albert Frimpong, expressed his gratitude to his two main sponsors, MTN Ghana Limited and Binatone Ghana Limited and the Ghanaian Sports Media for the support given the young sport so far.

“We would want to express our profound gratitude to our headline sponsor, MTN Ghana Limited and Binatone who has always been there for us and also not forgetting the wonderful support from Ghanaians for their role in the growth of this young sport birth in Ghana which has now been accepted at the International level,” he said.

In collaboration with the media, IFSS would be giving out exciting rewards to skate soccer fans for their loyalty with additional and exciting promotions through questioning to test people’s knowledge of the game and the various sponsors.

Albert Frimpong who is also a Board Member of the Ghana Olympic Committee said at the end of the promotion, people with the highest scores of correct answers will win great products including double-decker fridges, blenders, microwaves, phones, airtime, modems and many more valuable products from the sponsors.

He, therefore, invited the fans to throng to the stadium to demonstrate their love for the physically challenged whilst brightening their lives.

Skate is a game dedicated to the development of the physically challenged members of the society with the key focus of getting them off the streets and again creates an environment that gives them the opportunity to showcase their talent through the game of soccer.

Source: Sammy Heywood Okine/

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