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Live: Joy Sports Invitational 2019 updates

16 companies including hosts, Multimedia, are vying for the numerous awards up for grabs as well as the bragging rights at the 2019 Joy Sports Invitational. 

The event is taking place at the Burma Sports Complex, Accra. 

The entire competition sees teams segmented into four groups, A – D

Joy Sports Invitational 2019

The games include Football, Table Tennis, Volleyball, CEOs mini goal post, Basketball and Arm wrestling

Joy Sports Invitational tournament is powered by the Joy Sports and sponsored by Dolait Yoghurt, First National Bank, 1xbet, MTN and Yil Money Plus. 

10:30 – Games underway. Staff of various participating companies have appeared in high spirits and created a carnival atmosphere as the games get underway. 

Joy Sports Invitational 2019

10:45 – The opening game in football competition produced no goals as First National Bank and UMB shared the spoils. 

10:50 – Football: Dolait and Stanbic also end in a goalless draw.

Joy Sports Invitational 2019

10:55 – Basketball, Table Tennis, Armwrestling and Volleyball competitions are also underway. 

11:00 – Football: Carat Media beat MTN by a lone goal. 

11:34 – Football results so far

First National Bank 0-0 UMB

Dolait 0-0 Stanbic 


Prudential 0-1 Nestle – Nestle awarded three points after Prudential no show. 

GHACEM 0-0 Multimedia 

GT Bank 0-1 Sapholda 

New Crystal 0-1 Escort Security – Escort awarded three points after New Crystal no show

12:42 – MTN, GHACEM, UMB, and Nestle through to the semi-finals of the Basketball competition. 

2:10 – Nestle Ghana look set to defend their Team Spirit award this year. Stunning performance. 


2:50 – GOIL are champions of Table Tennis. Their rep Alexander Oduro won the final by two straight sets. 

Alexander Oduro of GOIL (left) 

2: 54 – Up next is CEOs mini-goal post and the ladies penalty shootout. 

2:56 – All set for the quarter-finals of football competition. 

Multimedia v Stanbic 

Sapholda v First National Bank 

Carat Media v GOIL

Nestle v Escort

3:56 – GHACEM are champions of the Basketball competition after beating 14-8 in the final. 

4:00 – MTN are champions of the Volleyball competition. 

4:05 – Sapholda Ventures have won the Ladies penalty shootout 

4:10 – Mr Chadi Haidar of Solitcom Limited producers of Doliat Yoghurt won CEOs mini goal post. 

Enjoy more photos from the event 

Joy Sports Invitational 2019

Joy Sports Invitational 2019

Joy Sports Invitational 2019


Joy Sports Invitational 2019

Joy Sports Invitational 2019

Joy Sports Invitational 2019

Joy Sports Invitational 2019

5:36 – The football competition ends with Sapholda Ventures emerging champions. Their second title in three years after beating Nestle Ghana by a lone goal in the final. 

5:37 – Drivetime host Lexis Bill is the winner of the Arm wrestling.

5:38 – It’s a wrap. Thanks for joining us, see you again next year.