In line with its Corporate Social Responsibility policy in the area of sports, GLICO GROUP has honored its pledge to the Ghana Black Stars for participating in the African Cup of Nations (AFCON) 2015 tournament held in Equatorial Guinea.
A cheque of GH¢ 14, 200.00 was presented by Ms. Nana Efua Rockson, Head of Corporate Affairs & Marketing (GLICO GROUP) to the officials of GFA on behalf of the Executive Chairman (Mr. Achampong-Kyei), Management and staff of GLICO GROUP.
Prior to AFCON 2015, GLICO made pledges to pay GHC 1,000.00 for every winning goal scored during the group stage matches and the team scored two winning goals which amounted to GHC 2,000.00.
They further promised to pay GHC 1,200.00 for every winning goal scored during the medal zone matches, and the team scored six marvelous goals which also amounted to GHC 7,200.00.
For a good job done, GLICO GROUP added an extra GHC 5,000.00. In total, they presented GHC 14, 200.00 to the Black Stars and GFA for making Ghana so proud.
At a short impressive ceremony which took place at the Ghana Football Association conference room, GLICO presented the cheque to the Chairman, Management Committee of the Black Stars (Mr. George Afriyie) and Deputy Coach of the Black Stars (Mr. Maxwell Konadu). Also present at the ceremony were representatives from GLICO GROUP, Executives from GFA & Ghana Black Stars and members of the press.
In her presentation, Nana Efua Rockson indicated that “our little motivation, amongst all the other by well meaning sponsors, did the trick and brought out the best in our Black Stars”.
She also assured the Ghana Football Association, the Black Stars and all stakeholders who made it possible for the Stars to make it successfully to the AFCON 2015 tournament, that “GLICO GROUP is here to assure the Ghana Football Association and the Black Stars that we are with them all the way in the next AFCON and World Cup tournaments; providing them with the necessary “CUSHION” to motivate them to win laurels for our dear nation Ghana”.
Mr. George Afriyie, and Mr. Gyimah (General Secretary, GFA), thanked GLICO for their kind gesture and unwavering support shown to the Black Stars over the years in their acceptance addresses.
Similarly, Mr. Maxwell Konadu, also commended GLICO for their consistent commitment and support towards the promotion of football in the country and encouraged other corporate bodies to follow GLICO’s footsteps to support the Black Stars and other sports in Ghana.
It is worthy to note that GLICO over the years, as part of their Corporate Social Responsibility, has provided insurance covers and motivational packages to the Black Stars and other National teams to inspire the growth of Ghana’s football and other sporting activities.
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