18.06.2004 Sports News

Special games in Sunyani to commemorate Republic Day

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Sunyani (B/A) June 18, GNA - About 20 organisations and firms in Brong Ahafo will take part in this year's Republic Day special friendly games at the Sunyani Coronation Park on Thursday, July 1.

The one-day gala fiesta to be organized by Sunyani-based Space FM Radio is to be sponsored jointly by Unilever Ghana Limited and Drive Protected, a wing of the Ghana Social Marketing Foundation (GSMF). Mr. Ransford Antwi, Director/General Manager of Space FM and Mr. Kwaku Danso Agyei, Senior Marketing Officer of the radio station told the market.

They expressed the hope that the games would help pave the way for the revival of the inter-departmental football competition, which used to be a hearty and healthy friendly competition among workers in and around the then Sunyani District.

The participating organizations and firms would include taxi drivers, Ghana National Association of Teachers (GNAT), Ghana National Fire Service (GNFS), auto mechanics or 'Magazine', Ghana Telecom (Ghatel), Ghana Police Service, International Hospital group (IHG), Carpenters, Fan milk sellers, Toothpaste and brush sellers, scrap dealers, Bank of Ghana (BoG) and Space FM.

Disciplines to be competed for are football, tug-of-war, athletics and eating competition, with "emu tuo" as the selected food. 18 June 04

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