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Sports News of Tuesday, 17 January 2017

Source: Nii Ogbamey Tetteh

Massive turnout at Happy FM Cowbell AFCON opening game screening

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Over thousands of football fans thronged Fadama, a suburb in the capital, as Ghana’s number one sports station, Happy FM, shook the vicinity with its first community live screening of the opening match for 2017 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) between host nation Gabon and Guinea Bissau.

The match which ended 1-1 draw saw the streets of Fadama filled with ecstatic fans throughout the 120 minutes game.

According to the Programs manager of Happy FM, Kwesi Sarpong, being the super sports station in Ghana, Happy FM had no option than to give football lovers a feel of what is going on at this year’s AFCON tournament in Gabon, hence the live screening of the matches live,’’ adding that, ‘’fans can always rely on the station for such thrilling sports activations.

Mr Sarpong added that the Happy FM Cowbell AFCON Live Screening train will be making its next stop at the Sabon Zongo , to bring the Ghana Vrs Uganda match live to football fans in that neighbourhood.

Patrons were treated to spectacular commentary and match analysis from some top Happy FM commentators while Cowbell Chocomalt also engaged the patrons in some fun competitions at the same venue.