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Wakanow’s beach sports tourney thrills customers

By Editor   |   13 October 2016   |   1:50 am
Ralph Tamuno

Ralph Tamuno

It was a perfect mix of excitement and networking last weekend when Nigeria’s first online travel company, Wakanow, launched its much-anticipated Beach Sports Series themed, “Sand, Sweat and Glory.”

The event, which held at the Africa-themed La Campagne Tropicana Beach Resort, had a number of corporate organizations compete for the top three spots in the highly charged contest.

Speaking ahead of the games, Group Deputy Managing Director of Wakanow, Mr. Ralph Tamuno, said that the company sought to leverage on the imitative as a platform to connect people together through sports.

“The Wakanow La Campagne Beach Sports Series is a specially packaged initiative that brings together corporate bodies and sport loving individuals in a relaxed and fun environment inspired by a sense of healthy competition. It also provides networking opportunities and experience sharing for professionals across various industries.

“Over the years, sporting activities have become not just a tool for recreation and social cohesion but a vehicle to promote good health and tackle some of the life-threatening hazards associated with modern life,” he stated.

Following a succession of matches at various group stages, Team DHL, Oya and Wakanow grabbed the top three positions to emerge champions in the inaugural edition of the games.

Speaking during the award presentation to the winning teams, Chief Marketing Officer of Wakanow, Mrs. Victoria Onwubiko, congratulated all the participating teams for their efforts at the various stages of the keenly contested games.

“We are very excited at the success of the first edition of Wakanow Beach Sports Series, and are particularly impressed with the showmanship, friendship and shared experiences made possible by this competition. The Wakanow brand takes special delight in establishing enduring connections with consumers through these moments,” she stated.

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