SAKAFIA Senior High School surprised many spectators that thronged the Baba Yara Stadium for the ARSRC Top 8 competition as they won the 2nd Edition of the competition against all the odds.
The Islamic School were the toast of many soccer fans at the Baba Yara Stadium as they overcame defending champions Kumasi High School in the quarter finals, accounted for OKESS in the semifinals and eventually beat T. I. Amass in the grand finale to emerge as the Top 8 Champions.
SAKAFIA made mince meat of T. I. Amass Kumasi in the finals by overpowering them by 2:0 in a very entertaining game which got soccer fans on their feet through out the entire game.
This is first ever major trophy won by the school in any sporting event.
The Islamic School was presented with their trophy by Col. Amadu-Abukari Mahama and received in addition to their gold medals a cash prize. Maniac Sports will also present to them a set of jersey designed in the school colors.
Islamic SHS also beat OKESS by a lone goal to pick the third spot.
The Top 8 Soccer Gala is organized as part of the 21st Students Week Celebrations of the Ashanti Regional Students Representative Council. The competition was used to highlight the motto of the Council which is “Emancipation of students through dialogue and a philosophy of non violence ”
The Ashanti Regional Students Representive Council congratulates SAKAFIA Senior High School for this historic feat.