Airtel have presented the $10,000 cash reward to the Inter Royals Football Club for winning the the inaugural African championship earlier this year.
The telecommunication firm also presented a Ghc 5000 cash prize to Priscilla Okyere for leading the Ghana U-17 womenâ€™s team to a bronze medal feat at the FIFA World Cup in Azerbaijan.
â€œI canâ€™t thank Airtel a lot for what they have done for me and the role they have played in my career,â€ Okyere, one of the numerous talents unearthed after the first season of the domestic Airtel Rising Stars competition said at the brief presentation ceremony.
â€œI promise that I will always be part of Airtel.â€
The Ghana team (Inter Royal FC) beat hosts Kenya 2-1 to lift the inaugural Airtel Rising Stars African championships back in August.
Airtel also presented a combined cash and football kits reward worth Ghc 10,000 to the National Juvenile Committee of the Ghana FA.