Chief sponsors soccer gala competition

Obuasi (Ash), Dec. 29, GNA – Akapoliso Sunday Special put up a splendid performance to win the thrilling eight-team soccer gala completion organized at Obuasi as part of the Christmas festivities.

They beat Mampamhwe 3-2 during a penalty shootout after 60 minutes of entertaining, end-to-end action in the final match had ended goalless draw.

For their prize, they were presented with a glittering trophy, whilst the other participating teams including Akapoliso Gym Stars, Diawuoso, Akapoliso Abussuapanin Eleven, Bossman, Pomposo and Edwinase, received a football each.

The competition was sponsored by the Krontihene of Adansi Dompoase, Nana Bosompem Kitikyi Apenteng II, and the goal was to help promote unity and peace in his area.

He commended the players for the master class performance and sportsmanship displayed.

He encouraged the people to unite, show love and goodwill towards each other and pull together to make things better for everybody.

Nana Apenteng advised the youth to regularly exercise and distance themselves from alcohol and hard drugs use.

Jeff Kojo Adjei, the assembly member for Akapoliso, applauded the Krontihene for the competition.