The U-12 Championship went to East Airport who won 3-1 on penalties against Christ the King to covert the trophy.
Decathlon Ghana, the largest Sports equipment store company in West Africa donated footballs, trophies, bags and jerseys to support this year’s edition of the 2017 Private Schools Football gala held at the Lizzy Sports Complex over the weekend.
“The vision of the Private Schools Football gala is to unearth and develop talents’ said Jamal Maraby, Sports Director of the Complex.
Twelve private schools including Christ the King, Grace Preparatory School, Al-Rayaan, East Airport International, Ghana Christian, St. Albans School, First Star Academy, Vilac Int School Las Liberty, Grace Prep School and Tema Int. School.and Jack n Jill, participated in the soccer competition which was divided into two categories U-16 and U-12.
Kwasi Tabury CEO of Decathlon Ghana said his company has launched the “Sports For All” Programme and will continue to promote sports freely and support Ghanaians to get affordable sports products from their shop, which is supposed to be the biggest sports store in West Africa, with over 40 sports disciplines catered for.
He told Yours Truly the future leaders are among their targets, because the youth and kids are mostly involved in sports and they must wear the right kit to feel sporty to enjoy the sport.
Decathlon Ghana sells kits and equipment for over 40 disciplines including football, boxing, table tennis, tennis, squash, golf, rugby, hockey, cricket, swimming, hiking, cycling, badminton, kick boxing, handball, volleyball, diving, mountain climbing, camping, weight lifting, body building, karate do, judo, taekwondo, fencing, basketball, skating and sports for leisure and fashion wears like quality shoes, trainers, track suits, jerseys, tee shirts, water bottles and sports first aid / sports medicine and food supplements, just to name a few.
Most of the kids who participated in the Gala were excited about the Decathlon Ghana stand, and some parents instantly bought some sports items for their children.
By Sammy Heywood Okine & Naa Amerley Commey