St. Augustine’s College beat Pope John’s to win gold

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The Augustine's old boys made history by lifting the title in the fun games

The second edition of 2005 year group top 8 competition came off at the Presbyterian Boys School, Legon in Accra last weekend.

Eight senior high schools namely, St.Thomas Aquinas Secondary School, St. Peter’s Senior High School, Presbyterian Boys School, Legon, Prempeh College, St. Augustine’s College, Accra Academy, Pope Johns Senior High School and Mfantsipim School took part in the competition.

Some Schools of Accra Academy were seen singing, drumming and dancing to some jama songs before and during of the events. Also, some old students were seen jeering and cheering their colleagues on as the games went on while others were seen eating and taking photographs.

Some of the past students who spoke at the event described the attendance as overwhelming and incredible adding that they are fired up and are going to sweep all the awards to their premises.

Below are the results of the competition:

Round 1

St.Thomas Aquinas Secondary School 1-1 St. Peter’s Senior High School

St. Augustine’s College 3-0 Accra Academy

Round 2

Prempeh College 0-2 Presbyterian Boys School, Legon

Pope Johns Senior High School 2-0 Mfantsipim School

Round 3

St. Peter’s Senior High School 1-1 Presbyterian Boys School, Legon

Accra Academy 1- 0 Pope Johns Senior High School

Round 4

St.Thomas Aquinas Secondary School 1-1 Prempeh College

St. Augustine’s College 1 – 0 Mfantsipim School

Semi-Final Stage

St. Augustine’s College 2-0 St.Thomas Aquinas Secondary School

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Pope Johns Senior High School 1-0 Presbyterian Boys School, Legon

The final game ended in a goalless draw which was settled by penalty kicks. St. Augustine’s College beat Pope Johns Senior High School by four goals to two after penalty shootouts to lift the trophy as winners of the tournament.

 

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