Day one of the Ashanti Regional inter schools soccer competition kicked off at seven centres as seven schools booked qualification to the round of 32 scheduled for the Baba Yara Stadium.
The usual suspects managed to qualify from the various venues apart from Kumasi Academy who fell along the way.
The seven schools that manged to secure qualification barring any protests include Opoku Ware School, Obuasi SHTS, Agona SHTS, Osei Kyeretwie SHS, Sakafia SHS, Simms Commercial and surprise packages Adobewura Community SHS.
Sir Raph has been monitoring proceedings from the various centres and reports as follows.
Prempeh College Centre
Asare Badiako (ABSEC) 0 vrs 1 SIMMS
Parkoso 0 vrs 0 Toss Pen (4 – 5)
Toss 1 vrs 1 ABSEC (Pen 5 – 4)
Simms 2 vrs 2 Parkoso (Pen 3 – 2)
Simms 2:0 Parkoso
ABSEC 4:0 Parkoso
Simms qualify with 7 points
At KTI Center
OWASS won all 3 matches: 9pts, 7 goals, 0 conceded.
Owass 2:0 Methodist Tech. Institute
Owass 4:0 Methodist SHS
Owass 1:0 Beposo SHS
OWASS qualifies with 9pts
At OWASS Center
OKESS 0:1 Atwima Kwanwoma
OKESS 3:0 Westphalian SHS
Westphalian 5:2 Atwima Kwanwoma
OKESS qualify with superior goal difference after all three schools secure 3pts.
Obuasi SHTS 1:0 Gyaama Pensan
Obuasi SHTS 1:0 Krobea Asante
Krobea Asante 0:0 Gyaama Pensan
5:4 on pen for Krobea
Obuasi SHTS qualify with 6pts
At Armed Forces SHTS Center
Sakafia 3:0 Pentecost SHS
Sakafia 3:0 Agogo State
Sakafia 2:2 Namong SHTS 4:3 pen for Sakafia
Sakafia qualify with 8 points
At OKESS Center
Kumaca 2:0 Bekwai Wesley High
Adobewura 2:0 CTI
Kumaca 0:0 CTI (4:3 pen)
Adobewura 3:1 Wesley High
Adobewura 1:1 Kumaca (4:3 pen)
CTI walkover over Wesley High
Adobewura Community SHS qualify with 8 pts
Kumasi Academy Center
Agona SHTS qualified ahead of Adventist SHS, Ksi, Patrensa, Kwamang Presby
The qualifiers continue tomorrow at various centres.