Inter Schools Golf Rocks Achimota


Six celebrated second cycle institutions in the country will battle for supremacy in the maiden Ghana Inter Schools End of Year Golf Competition at the Achimota Golf Club tomorrow. Tee-off is 11am.

The combatants-Achimota, Adisadel College, Accra Academy, Presec (Legon), Mfantsipim and Opoku Ware would be represented by their respective old boys (golfers) in an expected uncompromising shot-gun competition.

For Achimota, indications are that Joe Ampofo, William Ofori and Mark Cofie, captain of Achimota Golf Club will lead the pack, while Kofi Amoabeng, Sir Sam Jonah and David Atuwo will make a representation for Adisadel College.

Former Club captain, Achimota, Dr Frank Adu Junior will lead the Presec squad with support from Nxt Gen’s Kofi Agyei and Michael Darko, while Tony Mintah, Awuah Nyamekye and Commander Butah feature for Opoku Ware.

The Bleoobii (Accra Aca) would be represented by Nii ‘Jupiter’ Ashitey, Felix Addo and Charles Cofie with Mike Aggrey, president of the Ghana Golf Association (GGA), Frank Tackie and Smyly Bannerman representing Mfanstipim (Kwabotwe).

Tournament coordinator, Smyly Bannerman said ahead of the tournament, “All is set for the big tee-off. It has always been MOBA vrs Santa and recently MOBA-Santa-Akora, so we decided to stretch it to involve other schools, hence this tourney. We are a expecting a fiercely contested competition, the golfers are combat ready. Reporting and registration is at 10am.”

At stake is a giant trophy.

 By Kofi Owusu Aduonum


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