The Regional Maritime University (RMU) Tennis Club emerged winners of the 2018 2i Project Independence Day Tennis Tournament.
RMU Tennis Club beat off stiff competition from TOR Tennis Club and hosts Tema Tennis Club to win the tournament.
The day’s event, sponsored by 2i Project Limited, a real estate company in Tema, was supported by NVI Multi-Media, Power Malt drink, and Qualiplast Ghana LTD.
This year’s edition was massively patronized by tennis lovers in Tema and its surroundings.
In all 15 games played, RMU won 6, followed by TOR with 5 wins and Tema Tennis club also winning 4 games.
RMU Tennis Club won the deciding game as David Aryee and Sam Donkor ousted Kofi Badu and David Naawu from TOR tennis Club 7-1. Both clubs were tied with 5 wins each.
The winner, RMU Tennis Club, was awarded a Giant trophy, 1 carton of tennis balls, an Ice chest, 5 creates of Power Malt drink and branded T-shirts. The 1st runner-up, TOR Tennis Club, also took home 10 Plastics Chairs, 5 crates of Power Malt drink and branded T-shirts. The third placed Tema Tennis Club received 5 crates of Power Malt and branded T’Shirts.
Managing Director of 2i Project Limited, Patrick Addo said “the main purpose of organizing this tournament was to bring all social Tennis players in and around Tema together to exercise through competition and have some fun.”
He added: “I am very impressed with the level displayed especially by RMU Tennis Club.”
Addo later thanked visiting clubs for turning up for the tournament with great zeal and enthusiasm and promised his company will make next year’s edition even more exciting.
By Philip Otuo