The second batch of the 10 lucky winners from the Kia World Cup Promotion have been awarded tickets to watch Black Stars matches at the FIFA World Cup in Qatar.
The first five winners received a full package trip worth thousands of dollars to Qatar, while the remaining five also received their prizes made up of assorted gifts worth thousands of cedis from Rana Motors and other supporting partners.
Put together by RANA Motors, sole dealers and distributors of Kia-branded vehicles in Ghana, the promotion was first launched in September this year where five winners won tickets to Qatar with the remaining five winning prizes during its first draw in October.
The second and final draw was held on November 2 where another batch of five winners will be in Qatar to watch a Black Stars game while the other five won consolation prizes.
As an official partner of the International Federation of Association Football (FIFA), the promotion with support from Coca Cola, Qatar Airways, Adidas, Caveman Watches and the National Lottery Authority (NLA) formed part of the several activities lined up to excite and inspire customers and Ghanaians.
Speaking on Friday at the Head Office of Rana Motors, the Chief Operating Officer (COO), MrKassemOdaymat, congratulated all winners, especially the 10 that won the prizes and urged them to support the team.
According to Mr Odaymat, with the slogan “Movement that Inspire” it was their commitment to inspire customers and put a smile on the faces of many and with the promise made to sponsor 10 loyal customers to Qatar.
The Marketing Manager of RANA Motors, Mr Shirry Borketey Manison, also took the floor to officially announce Dora KuukuaNyarko, a student of Aburaman SHS who was selected as one of Kia’s Official Match Ball Carrier (OMBC) winner and will be Ghana’s first ever OMBC at the FIFA World Cup.
Dora,13, who hails from Cape Coast in the Central region of Ghana and plays for Ali Royal Ladies, was the only female among her 25 other entrants.
Ms. Dora beat other participants across the country to become Ghana’s OMBC, and more interestingly were selected among the top six to be the Hero OMBC kid.
“From being the shy and only girl amongst the shortlisted, Dora oozed talent, skill and confidence to the admiration of judges, ex-World Cup winner David Trezeguet and onlookers at the Coca Cola World Cup Trophy Tour and other technical evaluation sessions held.
“Dora and her mother will be in Qatar later his month to be hosted by Kia FIFA and will have a memorable experience of carrying a match ball on the pitch ahead of two opposing teams and a referee in one of the World Cup matches,” he added.
BY LINUS SIAW NARTEY