Grass experts, BLAG Ghana Limited has been named the outstanding artificial grass supplier of the year at this year’s Ghana-West Africa Business Excellence Awards (WABEA) in Accra.

The annual awards event, which took place last Friday, recognised excellence in industries, sectors across the Ghanaian business region and the world at large.

This year’s event celebrated outstanding businesses and organisations which contributed to the economy and employment across various award categories.

BLAG Ghana honoured at WABEA award

Contribution to sports growth

Speaking at the awards ceremony, the Chief Operating Officer of BLAG Ghana, Mr Eddie Dankwa, expressed gratitude for being honoured and said his outfit would continue to contribute to the growth and development of, especially the sports sector in Ghana.

Mr Dankwa added that his outfit was keen on partnering both the public and private sectors to provide community pitches with quality artificial turfs to help in the development of football at the district level.

“This is an honour for everyone that has contributed to the growth of the company. It is an honour to be recognised for doing a good job and we believe this will be a motivation to work harder for the future and we are ready for that.

“The focus is to help improve pitches in the country and we have been working on some community pitches over the years. What we are looking at now is to partner both the public and private sectors to help give more pitches a facelift,” he said.

Background

BLAG Ghana Limited commenced its operations in 2013 as the first indigenous company to champion the commercial use of artificial grass in Ghana.

Since then, it has engaged in projects such as the Tano North Sports Complex in the Ahafo Region, Apenkwa Community Park in Accra, the Karaga Park in the Northern Region, the Atonsu M/A Primary School Park in Kumasi and the Dompim-Tarkwa Field, among others.

The company hopes to spread its tentacles to all parts of the country with continuous partnership from the private and public sectors.