Kantanka TV wins maiden Media Olympics

BY: GraphicOnline
Kantanka TV wins maiden Media Olympics
Kantanka TV wins maiden Media Olympics

Dansoman-based Kantanka Television emerged the overall winners in the football competition at the maiden media Olympics after beating Original TV 3-2 on penalties last Saturday at the El-Wak Stadium.

For their efforts, the Kantanka team took home a GHS10,000 cash prize and a giant trophy.

TV3 emerged tops in the table tennis, while GHOne won the ultimate in the basketball contest.

The competition put together by Net Village in collaboration with betPawa saw media organizations such as Daily Guide, TV3, Original TV, Kantanka, Metro TV, GH Bloggers, GH One, Starr FM and Onua FM vying for honours.

The participants competed in football, basketball, CEOs 100metres, tug-of-war, table tennis, sack race, and other disciplines.

The CEO of Net Village, a subsidiary of Net 36 Vista Dr. Ben Yartey said: "We are indeed impressed with the level of competition and fair play displayed by the media houses.

"It is the maiden edition but as you can see, it lived to its billing, We kit all the teams, the trophy is beautiful to behold and the GHS10,000 cash prize was what raised the stakes. Next year will be bigger, I can assure you that."

Musician Mr Drew endeared himself to the fans with a sleek performance and the brand ambassador for Net 36 Vista (Lakeside Village) Joseph KINGKONG Agbeko also graced the occasion.

The event was supported by Net Village, one of the estate brand names of Net 36 Vista, developers of two-bedroom semi-detached houses at Oyibi, and Betpawa.

Net Village was one of the organizers and main sponsors of the media Olympics.