Fiaseman Senior High School (SHS) has emerged winners of the Goldfields 25th Anniversary Challenge Cup (Football gala) at Tarkwa in the Tarkwa Nsuaem Municipality of the Western Region.
The gold mining company, as part of activities marking its 25th Anniversary organised the football challenge cup to strengthen the bond between the company and the communities they operate in.
The football gala is been used by the company and its stakeholders by working together for coexistence and mutual development to showcase the company’s support to the youth in their catchment communities.
The football gala dubbed: “Challenge Cup” was participated by Tarkwa SHS, St Augustines SHS, Huni-Valley SHS and the ultimate winners, Fiaseman SHS.
Fiaseman met Tarkwa SHS in the ground finale after the two teams emerged winners in the knockout stages.
The crucial encounter saw delightful performance from both teams which ended 1-1 all in the pulsating 90 minutes.
However, the Fiaseman lads showed supremacy over their Tarkwa SHS counterparts during the penalties shootouts by netting four (4) goals against two (2) by Tarkwa SHS to be crowned winners.
The Vice President and Head of Stakeholder Relations Goldfields, David Ebo Johnson after the games expressed his profound gratitude and congratulated the winning team (Fiaseman SHS) for their hard work in taking home the Goldfields Challenge Cup trophy and cash prize of 3,000 cedis.
Mr Ebo Johnson said, all participating team have competed fairly and done their best, exhibiting strong willpower and true sportsmanship.
The Vice President and Head of Stakeholder Relations Goldfields also hinted that outfit is preparing to organise a major Golf Tournament between 28th November, 2018 and 1st December, 2018 at the Goldfields Damang Golf Course at Damang in the Huni-Valley Municipality.
Meanwhile, the Tarkwa-Nsuaem Municipal Director of Education, Mr. Alex Kweku Duah said the challenge cup will have a greater impact on the studies of the students because it has offered them the opportunity to have fun, socialize and also served as a recreational period for the students.
The 1st runner-up team Tarkwa SHS was awarded with 2,000 Ghana Cedis with silver medal whilst the 3rd placed team Huni-Valley SHS went home with 1,000 Ghana cedis and bronze medal.
Goldfields staff engaged in a curtain razor match with Tarkwa Media XI and defeated the Media XI squad by two goals to one.
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