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Zeepay CEO’s Son represents Ghana at 2023 Robofest Championship in USA

Andrew Anthony Takyi-Appiah II son of Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Zeepay among other children representing Ghana in the ongoing Junior Game and Junior BottleSumo divisions (Robotic competition) in Michigan USA have qualified for the next stage. 

Team Soul, Spirit and EMi, Robotic enthusiasts from the Mikrobot Academy qualified to the national contest and are currently representing the country at the 2023 Robofest Championship. 

Ghanaian FINTECH Company, Zeepay has played an integral part in pushing the representatives to the contest as the company in collaboration with Jamboree activity Center has contributed immensely in sponsorship for the team who are currently making strides at the ongoing contest in the United States of America. 

Each year, GRAF organizes the RISE National

Competitions and National Qualifiers (NQ) for

international competitions, which is an opportunity

for teams from across Ghana to showcase their talents and qualify for selection to represent their country on the world stage. 

The 2023 Robofest Championship being organized at the Technological University in Michigan, USA sums teams across the globe to compete in a robotic exercise and showcase their competence in the area of Engineering, Science and Robotic of which Zeepay CEO’s son is contesting.

Mikribot Academy, a private robotics Club in Ghana for young students between 7 – 14 years old has produced three teams representing Ghana at the competition including  five other teams from Right to Dream Academy, Our Lady of Grace SHS and Prempeh College in different categories of the game. 

Team SOUL, comprising Andrew Anthony Kojo TAKYI-APPIAH II (Zeepay CEO’s son), Rehan ASHFAQ and Adom Aye Dokua DANQUAH, are poised to make a splash at the competition after the 2019 team of  Mikrobot Academy’s Cosmic Intellects made an impressive debut in 2019, finishing 6th out of 52 teams in the Junior Game division at the Robofest World Championship

Mikrobot Academy’s commitment to developing

not only science, engineering, and technology skills but also discipline, leadership skills, selfconfidence, emotional intelligence, communication, and stewardship, is a testament to the transformational power of education. The Academy meets every Saturday at the CSIR-Institute for Scientific and Technological Information (CSIR-INSTI) in Accra, and its focus on inspiring young Ghanaians is nothing short of admirable.

Richmond Ampofo Fordjour
Richmond Ampofo Fordjour
Richmond Ampofo Fordjour is a Student Journalist at the University of Media, Arts, and Communication, Uni-MAC GIJ. He is a Research enthusiast and an avid reader.
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