Determination and a high level of competition characterised the maiden media Olympics held at the El-Wak Stadium on Saturday, June 4.

The competition put together by Net Village in collaboration with betPawa saw media organisations including Daily Guide, TV3, Original TV, Kantanka TV, Metro TV, GH Bloggers, GH One, Starr FM and Onua FM partake.

The participants battled for honours in football, basketball, CEOs 100m tug-of-war, table tennis, sack race, and other disciplines.

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 ¢20,000 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 his performances. The brand ambassador for Lakeside Village, Joseph Kingkong Agbeko, also graced the occasion.

Dansoman-based Kantanka TV emerged the overall winners in the football competition after beating Original TV 3-2 on penalties.

And for their efforts, they took home a ¢20,000 cash prize and a trophy. TV3 emerged tops in table tennis, while GH One won the ultimate in basketball.

The event was supported by Net Village, one of the estate brand names of Net 36 Vista, a real estate company and Betpawa.

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