Meet the 15 Challengers for The Challenge season 5 reality show

The last time you saw The Challenge season 5 contestants on television, they were 30 contestants all vying for the 15 top spots on this year’s reality show. After being grouped in 3 and presenting their tourism projects to the board members; it was still a battle for the board members to make their top 15 selection as all 30 contestants stood out tall on the task.

They deliberated, disagreed to agree and at the end of they chose the most intelligent challengers and for the coming weeks, audience will be treated youthful minds competing for the biggest educational prize money reality show in Ghana. Here are your 15 challengers:

Reginald Boafo Ankrah a graduate of Koforidua Polytechnic holds HND in Computer Network Management, loves to read, play video games, volunteer and undertake fitness training. University of Ghana Biochemistry major.


Reginald Boafo Ankrah

Benedicta Forson, believes in ceasing any opportunity for continuous learning that will help her build more of her capacity likes to sing ‘I Believe’ by Yolanda Adams to affirm her believes.


Benedicta Forson

Kwaku Baah Ofori a graduate of University of Ghana Business School with Accounting major loves to play and watch football. Kwaku’s long term ambition is to strengthen his personal skills and build a competitive career in the end contributing his quota to national development.


Kwaku Baah Ofori

Afiba Anyanzua Anyanzu a 23- year old graduate from the University for Development Studies, with a BA in integrated development. Reading, writing literature and gardening are her hobbies. Born on the 21st day of June 1983.


Afiba Anyanzua Anyanzu

Elorm Oben-Torkornoo holds Second Class Upper Honours degree in Economics from the Methodist University. His fingers tend to make sweet music as playing bass guitar is one of his hobbies amongst listening to music, watching investigative movies and swimming.


Elorm Oben-Torkornoo

Cecilia Philomena Asmah is a product of Regional Maritime University with BSC Ports and Shipping administration.  She likes to look good hence keeping fit is her hobby as well as watching movies. Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology BA Industrial Arts Major.


Cecilia Philomena Asmah

Grace Akosua Amoabeng believes in opportunities coming once in a lifetime. She loves to design, watch tv and listen to music.


Grace Akosua Amoabeng

Bernard Kwame Tomo aka Ben Sparrow is a graduate of University for Development Studies with BA. Integrated Community Development. Bernard loves to surf the internet, play tennis and football, listening to music especially gospel and reading gospel related books.


Bernard Kwame Tomo

Eunice Asantewaa Asante a young intelligent beautiful graduate of Ghana Institute of Journalism who was adjudged the best student in her year group. When Eunice is not working, she likes to travel for a change of environment as well as sings with the Harbour City Mass Choir and teaches a Sunday school class.  She appreciates good music, good food and great friends.


Eunice Asantewaa Asante

Evelyn Ackah Loves to sing, listen to music, watch movies alone and play volleyball. She has a sweet tooth for banku and okro stew and would wear clothes with gold, cream, white and violet colours in them.


Evelyn Ackah

David Asare is a graduate of Pentecost University College, affiliated to the University of Ghana, where he studied BSc. Business Administration (Banking and Finance). His hobbies are reading, love practicing martial art and playing basketball.


David Asare

Senam Dede Tay is a graduate of University Of Ghana. She is never bored because she loves love dancing, singing and reading.


Senam Dede Tay

Stephen Setornam Adjroe aka Homegrown loves to watch video games, movies, EPL and UEFA champion’s league, read lifestyle magazines, listen to loud hip hop and be on social networks. Stephen is proud graduate of Gimpa with a degree in Bsc Public administration who loves dancing, singing and reading.


Stephen Setornam Adjroe

Elias Meseneo Kojo Adanu a graduate of University of Ghana holds a First Class Honours degree in English and Political Science. His philosophy is to ‘learn as if I will live forever and live as if I will die tomorrow’ on this philosophy has he hanged on his service and efforts to God and country.


Elias Meseneo Kojo Adanu

Maame Abena Owusua Owusu-Acheaw, a proud former student of Ashesi University College majoring in Business. She is someone who appreciates family very much, and even though currently single, she is looking forward to having a wonderful family of her own in the near future.


Maame Abena Owusua Owusu-Acheaw

Watch how these 15 challengers battle with their brains and compete for three fully sponsored post graduate studies in 3 universities in the UK worth over 100,000 pounds

The Challenge Season 5 is produced by GHOne with support from IPMC, Beige Capital, VitaMilk, the University of Salford, Northampton and the Robert Gordon University in Aberdeen Scotland. It is a British Council Ghana Initiative and proudly sponsored by TIGO. The show airs this and every Sunday at 5:30pm on TV3, 7pm on ETV and at 8pm on GHOne entertainment TV. Visit for more info.

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