Prempeh College and Opoku Ware School (OWASS) will renew their everlasting rivary when the clash at the Baba yara Stadium for the Ashanti Regional SRC Independence Day Top 8.
There will be mouth watering fixtures for soccer loving fans of Kumasi as the Students Representative Council (SRC) of the Schools and Colleges in the Ashanti Region celebrate their 20th Anniversary.
Some 7 schools in the Kumasi Metropolis with Adu Gyamfi coming from Jamasi to make it 8 have been selected to compete in a special Top 8 to also commemorate Ghana’s 60th Independence Day Anniversary.
Kumasi High School( KUHIS) search for their lost glory when the play former champions Adu Gyamfi in the first game of the day.
Islamic Senior High would look forward to defend their Milo “Football” Games title and to show that their recent success was not a fluke. They will play OKESS in the second game.
The epic encounter will be highlighted in the third game when Prempeh College engage Opoku Ware School in what is seen to be final before the final. The two most glamorous schools in the Ashanti Region have not seen eye to eye in all aspects including academics and Sports. This game offers both the chance to reaffirm their superiority over the other.
Speaking on Boss FM last Saturday, Yussif Alhasan (Abilana) striker for the Owarens said ” Prempeh came ahead of us in the just ended Super Zonals(athletics) so this is our best chance to also push them behind us”.
“We did our best in the Milo Games but lost narrowly and painfully to Islamic SHS and so this is our best chance to make our school proud by winning the top 8”.
Another mouth great game would also follow suit as the Amakom based School Kumasi Anglican School (KASS) play Asokwa based T.I Amass. The two met in the semi finals of the Milo Games with KASS thrashing Amass by 3-0 but only to loss in the final to Islamic SHS.
Kickoff is 8:00 am with a curtain raiser by some girls schools as confirmed by Mr. Benjamin Yamoah a member of the organisers on Boss FM’s Saturday Sports show.
“Its very important to support our young talents with such competitions as they are the future stars for our sports” Mr. Yamoah emphasisied.
He also stressed that “big stars like Asamoah Gyan, Kwadwo Asamoah and Sulley Muntari also began like this and so its very necessary to support the ARSRC in such activities.”