Accra, – The Badminton Association of Ghana (BAG) has secured a sponsorship deal with Insurance brokers, All Risks Consultancy Limited, for the upcoming National Badminton Doubles U-35 tournament scheduled for 2- 3 April.
The company has offered a free group accident cover for the two-day event at the DG Hathramani Hall of the Accra Sports Stadium with all COVID-19 protocols strictly observed.
According to All Risks Consultancy Limited, this insurance would cover all 50 registered technical players and officials throughout the tournament to the tune of GH¢150,000.00.
The Insurance Company explained that in the event of travel accident from a place of aboard or death; it entitles an injured player to 100% of the sum assured and with permanent disablement, it would base the payout on the specified percentage mentioned in the permanent disability scale.
Also, a temporary total disablement of the insured from attending to or following any business or occupation, the benefit will be based on calculations per week during such disablement.
The 2021 National Badminton Doubles U-35 tournament is a Grade 5 Level ranking tournament and will see 16 best pairs of players playing in the Men’s Doubles, Women’s Doubles, and the Mixed Doubles.
The tournament would also be used as one of the selection trials for 2021 Africa Badminton Championship, and the 2022 Commonwealth Games qualifiers which begin in January 2021.
The President of BAG, Mr. Evans Yeboah, said “All Risks Insurance Consultancy has an impressive national reputation with which the Ghana Badminton, through the U35 Doubles Series is proud to associate.
“We are pleased to see the growth of our sport and to join forces with All Risks Insurance Consultancy to enhance and promote badminton nationally– specifically the Doubles League Event–and make it an even more interesting product for badminton fans in Ghana.”
“Ghana Badminton’s local and the international appeal has been rising and we are confident that, given the plans we have with All Risks Consultancy, the next few years would be to our mutual benefit as the Double Grade 5 Event attracts the top players and showcases some best doubles badminton ever in the country,” he added.
The Executive Director of All Risks Consultancy, Mr. Delawoe Nyanyo expressed delight in the partnership saying, “As a leading insurance brokerage, the company, All Risks Consultancy is proud to be partnering with Ghana Badminton as part of the sponsors for the Doubles U35 Series Event, and Ghana Badminton’s Players, staff, and technical officials will benefit from this package.
“All Risks Consultancy partnership with the Ghana Badminton Association will be a great opportunity to showcase our brand and values across the nation.”
Mr. Nyanyo added that inclusiveness was a key value of All Risks Consultancy culture and badminton being an inclusive sport which appeals to all genders, age groups, and nationalities, it was prudent they come on board.
Source: Ghana News Agency