The Zongo Community in Sunyani emerged winners of a special football competition dubbed “MTN Sun-city Soccer Competition” played at the Twene Amanfo Senior High School Park at the week-end.
The Zongo Community defeated New Town Extension 2-1 in the finals of the MTN sponsored competition to win the ultimate prize in a competition aimed at promoting peaceful co-existence, friendship and good health among members of the various communities in the Municipality.
The winners were presented with GHc 300 for placing first whilst New Town Extension had GHc 200 as the runner up.
Odumase Community placed third after they beat Penkwase Community on penalties after the match ended goalless after the regulation time.
The Festival, which, also included a health walk through some principal streets of the Sunyani township, a dancing competition and medical screening for people within the Municipality was organized by MTN and the Chiefs and people of the Sunyani Traditional Council.
Nana Bosoma Asor Nkrawire, Omanhene of the Sunyani Traditional Area commended the participating communities for engaging in the exercise.
Nana Boffotia Ampensem II, the Kontehene of Sunyani Traditional Area expressed his appreciation to MTN for supporting in the organization of the event.
He urged the sponsors to initiate many more of such events so as to create an enabling environment for interactio amongst the people and to help create job opportunities for the youth in the communities. GNA