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3 Ghanaian players win big @Tech+Lagos Gaming Contest




Three Ghanaian players won big at the first edition of Tech+ Gaming Contest held in Lagos, in the FIFA and Mortal Combat categories, reports ITRealms.

The trio, Selasie Brown, Danso Reginald Omarion and Richmong Boampong defeated over 1,000 other contestants to cart home the cash prizes in the mortal combat category as well as the deserved third-place prize in the FIFA Tournament held at the Eko Hotel and Suites, Lagos between July 24 and 25, 2015.

ITRealms gathered that Selasie Brown led the team to Nigeria and went home with the third-place prize of N100, 000.00 in the FIFA Tournament, the same could not be said of Danso Reginald Omarion and Richmond Boampong as they both failed to make the last four.

While the first and second prizes of N500,000.00 and N300,000.00 went to the Nigerian duo of Adedeji Opoola and Adeyinka Aregbesola respectively.

On the mortal combat contest, ITRealms gathered it was a straight fight between Danso and Richmond as they battled for the top prize to the delight of spectators, but Danso eventually emerged winner with a cash prize of N300,000.00 and Richmond settled for N200,000.00 whereas Selasie completing their dominance with a respectable third-place performance that fetched him N100,000.00.

Selasie lamented not taking his chances in the semi-final match against Yinka, but expressed joy that he represented his home country, Ghana, well.

“I think the feeling is great. I still feel I could have done a little bit more because I missed a couple of chances against Yinka, but I mean, it is a game, and sometimes you lose or win. I am glad to have been able to represent my Ghanaian community in Nigeria,” 31 year-old Selasie said.

The Gaming Contest was one of the cardinal features of the TECH+ conference and exhibitions powered by MTN Nigeria with sponsorship from Huawei, Jumia, Coscharis Motors, Samsung, Google, Uber and Terragon Group. Partners include Enplug Africa, Atlantic Exhibition and Lagos State Signage and Advertising Agency (LASAA).


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Pix: L-r Danso Reginald Omarion, first prize winner in Mortal Combat category receiving a prize cheque of N300,000.00; Richmond Boampong, middle, receiving his second-place prize of N200,000.00 and N100,000.00  cheque to Selasie Brown as the third-place winner in in Lagos recently.
 

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