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16.12.2019 Golf

Ebo Da Costa Wins 2019 MTN Final Invitational Golf

By Sammy Heywood Okine
Ebo Da Costa Wins 2019 MTN Final Invitational Golf
LISTEN DEC 16, 2019

Ebo Da Costa won the Men’s Group A event of the 2019 MTN Invitational Golf tournament held at the Celebrity Club at Sakumono on Saturday.

He was followed by J. S. Turkson and Jack Young Lin who placed second and third respectively.

Clement Owusu Darku took the first position in the Men’s Group B, as Flora Hurtubise won the Ladies Group A, with Vashti Yeboah winning the Ladies Group B.

The senior’s category for players over 55 years was won by Helen Appiah and Charles Martey. The longest drive – Ladies was taken by Vashti Amoafo Yeboah as Peter Daglo took the Men’s prize.

Mona Myers Lamptey won the Closest to the pin for Ladies while Emmanuel Ocansey took the Men’s prize, and Kumar Sarwan from Obuasi Club won the Bright Moment competition with a single strike.

Mr. Selorm Adadevoh, CEO of MTN Ghana, in a message said it was a delight to meet and interact after the last engagement at the Tafo Golf Club to celebrate Okyenhene’s 20th anniversary.

He expressed that the MTN Invitational Golf Tournament has proven to be a worthy opportunity for networking and providing leads for business expansion.

“We started this year at Bogoso, we went to Tema, then to Tafo and we are crowning it here. We appreciate your hosting today and we would like to congratulate the Club Executives and the organizers. I can only hope that these engagements continue to get better and better.

I would like to take the opportunity of this gathering to share a few updates on our business with you and who knows, there might be a business opportunity for you to consider.

• MTN was adjudged the number one company in Ghana at the Ghana Club 100 Awards. Thanks to everyone for your contributions.

• MTN’s performance as a listed company has been good, shareholders continue to receive their dividends.

• MoMo at 10 celebrations was one of a kind. We have had two stakeholder thought leadership engagements where we discussed the contribution of MoMo to the economy and also the role of regulation to the growth of MoMo.

• Our Turbonet is doing very well. If you don’t own a turbonet you should have one. Alternative our Fibre broadband services are also highly sought after. Our team here can help you get started.

• With the aim to drive and increase data penetration, a few entry-level smartphones were introduced into the market with the MTN Smart Feature phone and the MTN Ipro Amber 5s 3G and 4G entry-level phones which is selling at GHC275.00. You can get some of these phones for your nannies and your key stakeholders back home who are always bugging you with requests for affordable phones” he said.

According to the CEO, their successes have not been devoid of challenges, as they experienced some challenges recently with our data packages but those have been resolved to a very large extent and thanked all for the support.

He congratulated all golfers and the winners of the tournament, and wished everyone a Y’ello Christmas And A Prosperous New year.