Samuel Tawiah posing by his new Mercedes Benz car
An avid soccer fan, Samuel Tawiah, won the BetPlanet Golden Goal contest last Saturday with the reward of a luxurious Mercedes Benz salon car after overcoming nine other football fans in the virtual soccer competition staged at the Fantasy Dome, La Trade Fair Site.
The event was put together by Planet Sports Limited and aimed at driving support for football and the Black Stars, in particular. It featured 10 participants for the final namely, Samuel Tawiah, Adbul Razak, Eric Agyei, Gifty Nana Ama, Felix Amoah, Francis Owusu, Sung-Duk Na, Hayford Twum, Eric Botwe and Nicholas Sapaning.
After a rigorous virtual penalty knockout tournament in the presence of over 500 football fans packed inside the dome, Tawiah scored the most penalties to be crowned champion and became a proud owner of a new Mercedes Benz car donated by the gaming company.
The nine other contestants received cash prizes, with Sapaning taking home GH¢10,000 as the first runner-up while Agyei received GH¢9,000 for placing third.
Finalists Twum (GH¢8,000), Owusu (GH¢7,000), Sung-Duk Na (GH¢6,000), Nana Ama (GH¢5,000), Razak (GH¢4,000) and Amoah (GH¢2,000) received cash prize for finishing seventh to 10th, respectively.
Speaking at the event, Mr Sosthenes Galevo, the Country Manager for Planet Sports Limited, stated that the Golden Goal campaign was game changer in the betting industry with the sole aim of impacting on the lives of the company’s customers.
After being presented with the keys to the car, Tawiah said he was extremely excited about winning the sleek Mercedes Benz because it was a dream come true which he would enjoy with his family.