This year's edition of the YFM/Hunter’s Pool tournament has been launched with GH₵10,000 at stake for the overall winner.
According to organisers, the tournament will begin with the preliminary stages taking place at different over 50 different locations across 5 regions in Ghana.
The host regions are the Greater Accra, Ashanti, Western, Central and Eastern regions with the final contest coming off in the nation’s capital at a yet to be announced date.
How to qualify
The purchase of two bottles of Hunter's gold or dry qualifies anyone to participate in the tournament. Participants will then receive a unique ticket that will qualify them to participate in the pool tournament.
Speaking on behalf of the organizers on the modalities of the tournament, Y107.9FM’s Programmes Manager, Eddy Blay Jr said all games except the final would be a knockout tournament.
"The games shall be the best of 3 played to determine the winner. Players shall be made to follow laid down health and safety protocols the whole time during the game and all other rules shall be read during on-air sessions and before the games," he said.
The Marketing Manager of Kasapreko, Jude Matti said: "We are pleased to engage and give our target consumers premium experiences. Hunter’s is Ghana’s top-selling apple cider and the number 2 cider globally. Our brand is a real natural cider made from the highest quality ingredients. Naturally filtered, naturally pure for the ultimate refreshment on any occasion. So I urge all to join us on this exciting journey as we search for Ghana’s pool star".
"To participate, you only need to buy two bottles of Hunter’s at any of the published tournament outlets and you could be on the way to win several branded goodies and get to battle it out at the grand finale".
The prize packed contest will see the ultimate winner walk away with a cash prize of GH₵10,000, a trophy, a medal, and cases of Hunter's cider.
The first runner-up will also win a weekend stay at any local destination of their choice, a medal as well as cases of Hunter's cider while the second runner-up will get a weekend stay at a local destination their choice and cases of Hunter's cider. Other giveaways include a pool table set, professional cues and cartons of Hunter’s cider.