NASCO Electronics commits USD 60,000 to Black Stars AFCON, World Cup bid
NASCO Electronics, one of the top electronic brands, is on course to raise USD 60,000 to support the Black Stars at this year’s Africa Cup of Nations and the 2022 World Cup qualifiers.
The company made a part presentation of USD 10,000 to the Ministry of Youth and Sport at a short ceremony in Accra on Wednesday.
Mr. Vincent Azan Gbiok, National Sales Manager of Electroland Ghana, said the company would for the next six months commit part of its monthly sales to support activities of the national team, in line with President Akufo Addo’s appeal to corporate bodies.
He said NASCO Electronics would donate USD 10,000 every month to the Black Stars from August 2021 to January 2022 to improve the fortunes of the national team in the upcoming tournament.
“Football is the passion of our nation and we will continue to support the Black Stars and it is our wish that the team qualifies for Qatar 2022 and end our 40 year AFCON drought in Cameroun 2022,” he said.
Mr. Gbiok said the company was committed to promoting sports in the country hence the institution of the ‘NASCO Player of the Match’ award in the Ghana Premier League and the Women’s Premier League.
Mr, Musatapha Yussif, Minister of Youth and Sport, praised the company for the initiative saying it would go a long way to relieve the financial burden on the government ahead of the tournament, and urged other corporate bodies to support other sporting disciplines.
Mr Nour, Sekloui, Managing Director of Electroland Ghana, said the company would continue to provide quality products and services and continue to invest in other sectors of the economy.
By Ernest Nutsugah