Maiden Ghana Beach Soccer League Launched

Ten teams will be competing in Ghana�s first ever Beach Soccer League to kickoff this Saturday. This was made public at a brief launch in Accra on Wednesday where the giant trophy and other incentives for participating teams was unveiled. The event was also used as the official signing ceremony of a 2-year-deal between the Ghana Beach Soccer Association and Cal Bank, the league�s headline sponsor. The groundbreaking sponsorship deal worth 40,000 per anum Ghana cedis comes at a crucial time where sponsorship for sporting activities in the country have become extremely scarce. �We believe the timely sponsorship deal helps raise the profile of the sport, the support base and infrastructure in the country,� the bank�s Head of Risk and Compliance Department, Jaqueline Brenya said at the launch. �We are proud to be associated with this momentous event of which we are sponsoring for two years and providing other promotional items.� The ten teams to do battle for the prestigious accolade of the first beach soccer league winners to be held at the Labadi Beach Resort include; Dansoman Beach Soccer Club (BSC), East Legon Sharks (BSC), Havedzi (BSC), Keta Sunset (BSC) and Layoca (BSC). The rest are; Osu Dolphins (BSC), Senya Bereku Sharks (BSC), Tegbi Youth (BSC), Wuo Gbee (BSC) and Ada Assurance (BSC).