Having won the hearts of many soccer fans in the country, the VBS Corporate Football Challenge comes to an exciting finish as the eight (8) remaining corporate teams vie for the main cup and the winning title this weekend. The tournament which has spanned 4 weeks has seen numerous companies eliminated and others excelling and thereby qualifying for the next stage.
After a month of playing, this weekend will however be the deciding factor on which company has the best soccer team in the whole of the Greater Accra Region. Highly tipped to win teams like Standard Chartered Bank, Tullow and ICPS seem to have the upperhand over underdogs like Fidelity Bank, TOR, Stanbic Bank, L'Oreal West Africa and MET Insurance
Starting at 8.00am prompt at the University of Ghana's Sarbah Field, this Saturday, the Quarter Finals' first match will be played between Tullow and MET Insurance. This will be followed at 9.30am with TOR against Fidelity Bank and concluded with a match between Stanbic Bank and Standard Chartered Bank. The winning teams will then qualify for the Semi-Finals which will be held at the same venue later on in the afternoon. Rejuvenated and geared for the trophy, the last two (2) corporate teams battle it out on Sunday the 18th of March in the finals for the coveted title of VBS Football Challenge Champions for 2012
The VBS Corporate Football Challenge is a health and wellness project initiated by Vodafone's Business Solution to encourage an active lifestyle amongst corporate institutions as they are often the victims of minimal movement due to the nature of their jobs. The football challenge, which requires adequate training, therefore compels its participants to be physically active. The competition is also an apt networking opportunity for individuals outside their work environment.