South Africa wins All Africa Challenge Trophy in Ghana

first_imgSouth Africa were crowned champions at this year’s edition of the All Africa Challenge Trophy (AACT) event held at the Achimota Golf Club in Accra, Ghana.The South Africans beat off competition from 18 other African teams that participated in the three day event. The winners were followed by four East African counterparts Tanzania, Kenya, Uganda and Zimbabwe respectively in the top five chart.The host team, Ghana, placed sixth while their fellow West African neighbours, Senegal came 7th, Zambia placed 8th and Nigeria placed 9th. Each player from the top nine teams was rewarded for participating in the event.Madina Hussein from Tanzania emerged as the tournament’s best player and was followed by Zethu Nyeki from South Africa. Zimbabwe’s 15-year-old golfer, Danielle Bekker was presented with the best Junior players’ award after she nailed 251 points.The event was graced by Baffour Osei Hyenman Brentuo, Manwerehene of Asantehene, Otumfuo Osei Tutu II. The Manwerehene who spoke on behalf of Otumfuo Osei Tutu II said the Asantehene would continue to render his relentless support to Ghana Golf Association as he continues to do annually.last_img