Competition in the park The Takoradi Police Reserve had ten other competitors during the Maltavator Challenge 2 competition over the weekend.
That brings 20, the total number of contestants who were hired to the Maltavator Challenge Challenge 2 Championship in Accra in January 2019.
Out of the 150 registered contestants who applied for the Takoradi challenge, 40 went to the elimination phase, of which 10 finalists were selected after rigorous obstacles.
The competitors pulled through the cones, high-knee tires, low avalanches, hopping obstacles, balanced running on the bus shelter, were pushing tires amongst others to reach the finish line.
Takoradi Challenge winner James Eddie Bamfo, who failed to reduce himself to Accra and tried his luck in Takorada, said he now feels more motivated to opt for the main prize.
Each beginning has an end and every good start has a good ending. I believe that I will reach the Finals in South Africa and return home the final result. "
Guinness brand manager for Malta Guinness, Roland Ophori was impressed with the level of participation and determination in the Takorada competition and hopes that Ghana could win the $ 20,000 winning African challenge in South Africa.
"The Maltavator challenge has been established to test the resilience, agility and energy of our consumers, and with the determination and commitment I have seen in Akra and Takoradi, I do not doubt that we will end home."
The next stop for the competition, which is organized by the leading malt drinker, Malta Guinness, will be at the Opoku Ware (OWASS) high school in Kumasi on the 17thth November. There will be 10 additional hopes followed by the final stop at the Kaladan Park in Tamale 24th November.
The top 40 competitors will now compete for one of the six gaming finals in the grand finale, representing Ghana in South Africa. Six Ghanaian representatives will battle with other competitors from Nigeria, Cameroon, Kenya, Ethiopia and Cote d 'Ivoir for a $ 20,000 prize.