Playing cards: Wantu Wazuri are new champs

The 2015 edition of the Miski playing cards championship ended at the Ghana International Trade Fair Centre in Accra on Sunday with Wantu Wazuri from La emerging as ultimate winners.

The group dominated from the preliminary stages of the event through to the grand finale where they battled it out with Franca 98 to win by 600 points against 460.

They took home a huge trophy, medals, a cash prize of GHc 1,000 and products from Miksi.

Second placed, France 98 also had medals, cash prize of GHc 700 as well as products from the sponsors while third placed, Aasha Game received medals, GHc500 and Miksi souvenirs.

There were other awards including Best Player which went to Mensah Magic from Wantu Wazuri, best supporters was received by MP’s from Nungua while the best match commissioner went to Ernest Borketey Asinor.

All participating teams walked away with certificates and products from sponsors.

According to Brands Manager (Miksi), Linda Nartey, the event was highly competitive and all the teams displayed some great deal of commitment and determination to win laurels.

She said the game has the potential of becoming one of the highly patronised disciplines in the country with Miksi hoping to sustain the event for sport’s lovers across the country.

Deputy Director General at the National Sports Authority (NSA), Mr. Saka Acquaye also tasked organisers to maintain the event and extend it to the international stage.

He also asked current sponsors, Miksi, Kasapreko and others to maintain their support and called on others to come on board. THE 2015 edition of the Miski playing cards championship ended at the Ghana International Trade Fair Centre in Accra on Sunday with Wantu Wazuri from La emerging as ultimate winners.

The group dominated from the preliminary stages of the event through to the grand finale where they battled it out with Franca 98 to win by 600 points against 460.

They took home a huge trophy, medals, a cash prize of GHc 1,000 and products from Miksi.

Second placed, France 98 also had medals, cash prize of GHc 700 as well as products from the sponsors while third placed, Aasha Game received medals, GHc500 and Miksi souvenirs.

There were other awards including Best Player which went to Mensah Magic from Wantu Wazuri, best supporters was received by MP’s from Nungua while the best match commissioner went to Ernest Borketey Asinor.

All participating teams walked away with certificates and products from sponsors.

According to Brands Manager (Miksi), Linda Nartey, the event was highly competitive and all the teams displayed some great deal of commitment and determination to win laurels.

She said the game has the potential of becoming one of the highly patronised disciplines in the country with Miksi hoping to sustain the event for sport’s lovers across the country.

Deputy Director General at the National Sports Authority (NSA), Mr. Saka Acquaye also tasked organisers to maintain the event and extend it to the international stage.

He also asked current sponsors, Miksi, Kasapreko and others to maintain their support and called on others to come on board.

By Michael D. Abayateye

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