The Ashanti Regional Inter-schools Soccer competition entered match day four yesterday as schools played across the region at various venues to secure qualification for the round of 32.
The last qualifying day witnessed a bit of surprises as some low fancied schools booked qualification ahead of the highly ranked teams.
The following eight schools have secured qualification to the final 32 barring all boardroom protests and agitations. The eights schools that qualified today are;
Al-Azhariya SHS, Sekyedumase SHS, Nkawie SecTech, Nsutaman Catholic SHS, Kwamang Presby, Opoku Ware School, Ejisuman SHS and Armed Forces SHTS.
The schools that failed to qualify include Tepa SHS, KSTS, Konongo Odumasi SHS, Kumasi Academy.
Opoku Ware School qualified ahead of Namong because Owass won 1 match in regulation time while Namong drew all the 2 matches in regulation time but won on penalties.
Also, Al-Azhariya and Tepa had the same points, However, Al-Azhariya qualified by winning their games in regulation time.
Wesley High Bekwai 0 – Namong 0
Penalties 5 – 4 in favour of Namong
Owass 1 – Wesley High Bekwai 0
Owass 0 – Namong 0
Penalties Owass 2 – Namong 4
Owass – 4
Namong – 4
Wesley High – 1
1, Nkawie 5 Amaniampong 4 (penalty) (0:0)
2, Akwasi Awobaa 2 -Tijaniya 4 (penalty) (0:0)
3, Nkawie 1 – Akwasi Awobaa 0
4,Amaniampong 4- Tijaniya 0
5, Nkawie 4- Tijaniya 0
6, Amaniampong 4- Akwasi Awobaa 2
Nkawie SecTech qualified with *8* points
Armed Forces Venue
1.Tepa 0 vrs 0 St Michael Penalties 3-4 in favour of St Michael
2.Al-Azhariya 3 vrs 0 Asare Bediako
3.Tepa 0 vrs 0 Asare Bediako Penalties 4-2 in favour of Tepa
4.St Michael 0vrs 1 Al-Azhariya
5.Tepa 1 vrs Al-Azhariya 0
6. Asare Bediako 0 vrs St Michael 2
At Prempeh College
KSTS 2:0 AKUMADAN
Mpasatia 1:0 Nsutaman
KSTS 0:2 Nsutaman
Akumadan 2:0 Mpasatia
Nsutaman 2:0 Akumadan
Nsutaman qualified with superior goal difference ahead of KSTS.
At Okess Venue
Ejisuman SHS 2:0 C.T.I
Esaase 1:0 Ejisuman
Nyinahin 1:0 Ejisuman
Ejisuman SHS qualified with 9 points.
At Kumasi Girls Venue, Sekyedumase qualified on 8 points ahead of Konongo Odumasewho also had 7 points.
Presbyterian SHS, Kwamang, qualified at Owass venue ahead of KUMACA.