Accra Brewery Ltd launched its maiden 5-aside amateur football tournament in Accra. The CLUB 5 ON 5 tournament is part of the African zone’s football activation with eight other countries in the ABInBev Africa family.
The tournament is open to only amateur teams of five players, which may include an additional JAMA person. It will be executed in 500 selected outlets across Ghana, and is open to both female and male team participants.
Elimination matches will be held in April at the local community level through to regional level and national final until a winning team emerges. The winning team will represent Ghana at the continental tournament in Tanzania.
Witnesses at the launch included former stars of the national soccer team: John Paintsil, Laryea Kingston, Sam Johnson, Augustine Arhinful and Memunatu Sulemana. The stars team played an exhibition match against a select side from Kotobabi as a curtain raiser for the tournament.