28 Aug

GHALCA G6: Kotoko beat Aduana to claim title

first_imgKumasi Asante Kotoko have won the maiden edition of the GHALCA G6 competition after pipping Aduana Stars 1-0 in the final.Winger Halipha Sedogo scored the only goal of the game when he scored from the spot after striker Elvis Amoh was brought down in the box.Aduana had the first chance of the game as they were awarded a penalty in the second minute but experienced right back Godfred Saka saw his kick saved by Ofori Antwi.The first department of the game was a drab afar with chances few and far between both teams.It was intense at times with Kotoko striker Kwame Boateng having to be substituted after being victim of a bad tackle.The second half of the game barely settled when Kotoko got the breakthrough goal. A move down the right flank of Kotoko’s attack saw the lanky Amoh brought down by Aduana defender Yakubu Mohammed. Aduana reacted to the goal by bringing in former Kotoko striker Yaya Mohammed and winger Richard Mpong.The Dormaa side huffed and puffed for an equalizer to no avail with keeper Eric Ofori Antwi standing tall to pull some great saves.Kotoko have now completed a trio of pre-season trophies and will be itching to show their worth in the upcoming seasonOfori Antwi was voted man of the match and as well the goalkeeper of the tournament award.Aduana Stars’ Yakubu Mohammed collected the best keeper of the tournament while winger Bennett Ofori was adjudged the discovery of the tournament. The overall best award went to striker Kwame Boateng who was a thorn in the flesh of opposing defenders.–Follow Joy Sports on Twitter: @Joy997FM. Our hashtag is #JoySportslast_img read more

25 Dec


first_imgA YOUNG man is seriously ill in hospital today after being attacked at a house party in the Annagry area in the early hours of this morning.Gardai are investigating the incident which happened after a house party in the area.“This was a vicious attack and the victim is being treated for serious injuries at Letterkenny General Hospital,” said one source. “The exact nature of the incident is still being investigated but it appears this young man was savagely attacked.”It is believed the man, who is 19, may have been punched a number of times and he may have hit his head as a result of falling down.It’s understood Gardai are following a definite line of inquiry in their investigation.The victim of the attack is from Gaoth Dobhair. His family are by his side in hospital. A house in the Annagry area has been examined by forensic officers investigating the attack.Local people are stunned.“This was just horrendous and the wee boy was really badly hurt. He suffered terrible injuries to his head,” said one local woman today.Gardai at Bunbeag have appealed for information on the incident.  MAN ‘SERIOUSLY ILL’ AFTER ATTACK IN ANNAGRY was last modified: June 26th, 2012 by BrendaShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)last_img read more