Thousands Re-unite at the Joy FM Old School Re-union
Andrews Zugah - Ghanadot
Accra, Aug 31, Ghanadot - The 2009
edition of the annual Joy FM "Old
Skuuls" Reunion came off
successfully all day Saturday at the Ghana International
Trade Fair Centre at La, Accra.
Organizers of what is termed Ghana’s biggest social event
say over 50,000 people from some 60 second cycle and
tertiary educational institutions participated.
It serves as a networking and socialization platform
bringing together alumni of various schools to relive
memories of school days.
The "Old Skuul" event was
sponsored by mobile telecom operator, Zain, as title sponsor
and supported by Guinness, Coca Cola and Smirnoff
Ice, Benchmark Professional Institute and Pleasure Condoms.
Old students participated in various competitions, including
five-aside football, basketball, 50-metre sprint, table
tennis, pool, chess, tug-of-peace, music and dance and
Team Joy, from Joy FM, retained
the five-aside gala championship after beating the Spartans
of the University of Education, Winneba by a lone goal.
Several musicians also took the stage to treat the gathering
to various genre of music – rap, hip-life, high life and
club, while Joy FM’s DJ’s Nii Aryi Tagoe and DJ Black
provided spinning support.