KNUST wins gold in men soccer to climax 27th GUSA Games in Kumasi

KNUST wins gold in men soccer to climax 27th GUSA Games in Kumasi

The Kwame Nkrumah University of Science & Technology (KNUST) have been topped champions in the ultimate of the men’s football competitors, after beating arch rivals University of Ghana (UG), on Friday to climax the twenty seventh version of the Ghana University Sports Association (GUSA) games.

In what was described as a profitable competitors, GUSA held a closing ceremony on Friday to draw the curtain on the 27th GUSA games.

University of education Winneba (UEW) have been topped the general GUSA champions whereas UCC got here 2nd. KNUST have been 3rd with UG choosing the 4th spot.

But on the day of the closing ceremony, the men soccer group of KNUST after going unbeaten in football at the GUSA games clinched gold to climax their good present at the Paa Joe Stadium.

They emerged 5-4 winners on penalty shootouts against sworn rivals University of Ghana after the game ended 1-1 in regulation time. Paul Attah Yeboah’s strike for UG canceled Daniel Asiedu’s opener for KNUST however the latter will be the winners after edging their rivals on penalties.

KNUST wins gold in men soccer to climax 27th GUSA Games in Kumasi

Captain of KNUST soccer group, Edwin Amoako Attah who guided his group to win gold in men football through the 2017 Mini GUSA games at UCC shared his impressions with LUV Sports after lifting the trophy.

“I am very happy to win this trophy. I have to say thank you to my team mates, coaches and the entire KNUST family for making this possible.

‘’It was a tough game, right from the group stages through to the knock out phases but we kept on believing that we can do it.” He said.

In the tip, UEW got here first on the medal desk with 22 gold, 22 silver and 17 bronze medals.

KNUST wins gold in men soccer to climax 27th GUSA Games in Kumasi
Team UEW

UCC have been 2nd with 19 gold medals, 10 silver and 14 bronze medals. KNUST got here third after successful 12 gold medals with 7 silver and 13 bronze medals. UG have been 4th with 11 gold medals, 21 silver and 14 bronze medals.

GUSA President Shaibu Ibrahim Tanko was happy with the organization of the twenty seventh GUSA Games at KNUST.

“It has been a fabulous competitors and I’m excited to have been a part of the organization of such a profitable match.’’ he said. 

University of Cape Coast (UCC) will be internet hosting the following version of GUSA Games in 2024.

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