Amoa Primary from the Ashanti region have emerged champions of the 2019 Milo U-13 Champions League after defeating St. Joseph International School in the final.
They were declared Champions in a competition that saw sixteen regions being represented.
The competition took place at the Paa Joe Park of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology in Kumasi.
Their win means they have been the first school from the Ashanti Region to have ever being crowned Champions in the Competition’s history.
The Final Game
The Ashanti region champions defeated their opponents 3-2 in a keenly contested final at the Paa Joe park, inside the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST).
A double from striker Samuel Obeng and another from winger Narbi Joseph were enough to seal the result for Amoawi Methodist, while Bernard Hazard and Mark Aboagye got the consolation goals for St. Joseph International.
The final started with Amoawi Methodist dominating proceedings and they rightly took the lead inside the first 10 minutes, through Samuel Obeng.
few minutes later, Obeng netted his second goal of the day to put his side 2-0 up before the half time break.
St. Joseph International returned for the second half in much better form, and reduced the score line to 2-1 following a marvelous goal from Benard Hazard.
How any chances of a comeback were dashed after Narbi Joseph put Amoawi Methodist 3-1 with just a few minutes to go.
St. Joseph pulled one back through Mark Aboagye to make it 3-2, but it was a little too late as Amoawi Methodist won the encounter.
The victory means that Amoawi Methodist have become the first side from the Ashanti region to win the Milo U-13 Champions League.
The champions were rewarded with a trophy, GHc20,000 cash prize, as well as several other prizes.
Source : EducationGhana.net