FBNBANK sponsors Captain’s Prize golf tournament

FBNBank will sponsor today’s Bok Nam Kim Golf Club’sCaptain’s Prize golf tournament.

It’s the second sponsorship rolled out by the bank for the sport after sponsoring the FBNBank@25 Golf Tournament in 2021. 

The Bok Nam Kim Captain’s Prize tournament is open to amateur golfers across the country and it promises to be an exciting opportunity for the golfers who will be offered a taste of good competition in addition to FBNBank’s Premium Banking proposition.

In all, over 100 golfers are expected to compete for honours in the 18-hole event on the lush green course at the Bok Nam Kim Golf Club.

Commenting on the bank’s support for the tournament, the Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, Mr Victor Yaw Asante told the Times Sports that, “our partnership with the Bok Nam Kim Golf Club has entered its second year and promises to offer another exciting opportunity to golfers and customers to tap into what the club and bank offer.

“At the end of the day, we expect to have golfers who would be looking forward to another competition come next year after a challenging and thrilling tournament on Saturday. We also look forward to all those who are present to have a taste of our Premium Banking,” he said.

“FBNBank has been operating in Ghana for the past 26 years within which it has remained focused on putting its customers first. This, it has sought to do through the rich value and excellence of what the Bank contributes to the relationship with its stakeholders, particularly the customers.”

FBNBank Ghana is a member of the First Bank of Nigeria Limited Group which is renowned for its great customer service and general stakeholder engagement garnered over its 128 years of operation.

It has 22 branches and two agencies across the country with over 500 staff, offering universal banking services to individuals and businesses in Ghana.

Legon Cities sign

17-year-old Alidu

Raissa Sambou

GHANA Premier League (GPL) side, Legon Cities FC, have officially signed a three-year deal with 17-year- old, Mohammed Alidu from Madina Division Two side Madina Manchester United (formerly known as Mobile Phone People) to augment the squad of the Royals for the 2022/23 football season.

In the 2021/22 Greater Accra Division 2 League season, Alidu Mohammed contributed 11 goals for his side where he netted eight goals and provided three assists in 15 appearances.

Addressing the media after the signing of the contract, Alidu expressed the hope that with support from his teammates, his contribution would have a positive impact on his new club.

The player, who turns 18 in October, is excited to begin a new chapter at Legon Cities.

“Every aspect of the club suits my goals for playing football. I am aware of the team’s and the coaching staff’s abilities. I am committed to contribute to creating something unique for the team and the supporters and I am looking forward to stepping out onto the pitch and playing according to my gaffer’s instructions and win trophies.”

Alidu is under the management of Tag Sports Limited with the trade name Tag Football Agency and duly represented by a licensed FIFA Intermediary Tony Bonsu, who doubles as the Chief Executive Officer of Tag Sports.

According to him, “my client has a huge ability and can change the face of games in his team’s favour.”

The signing of Alidu reinforces Legon Cities’ philosophy of grooming young talents into stars.


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