Olawale Ajimotokan in Abuja
Visitor Mapwanya’s wire-to-wire lead at the weekend secured him a two-shot victory at the B& E Tournament in Abuja.
The Zimbabwean, who started the final round with three shots lead, held off the challenge of the field of 42 players to win with four over par after 72 holes.
He secured the cash prize of $8,000 attached to the tournament listed on the West African Golf Tour.
Pristhy Nji of Cameroon who shot a final round 73, shared the second position with Ghana’s Vincent Torgah.
Nigeria’s Gift Willy finished in fifth position after he conjured a final round 74. A triple bogey at the 15th, rocked the late charge by the Port Harcourt-based player.
The best round of the day however was eked by Desire Ebela. The Cameroonian shot 2 a under par 70 which lifted him up the leaderboard by five spots for the 6th position.
The winning purse is the richest prize on the West Africa Golf Tour.
The winner of the Category 1 amateur of the B & E tournament, Barry – White Gureteh finished in a very credible 15th position.
The tournament was sponsored by IMANUE Easyklean and iCUBEFARM.com.