The member of parliament for Atebubu Amantin constituency in collaboration with Ghana Education Service, Atebubu Amantin Education Directorate organized soccer competition for primary schools within his constituency.
Atebubu Amantin Physical education department of GES has eight (8) zones and observes schools sports as and when it is due.
The MP for the area who doubles as the Regional Ministers for Bono East has upon getting the nod to serves his constituents, organizing this commemorative programme for every 1st and 2nd place schools in the eight(8)zones adding up to sixteen(16) plus defending champion making seventeen(17).
Schools that participated in this year’s tournament included:
Praprabon R/C Primary
Nyomoase M/A Primary
Garadima M/A Primary
New Academy Preparatory
Jato Zongo Anglican Prim.
S/Afrefreso M/A Primary
Atebubu Presby ‘B` Primary
Atebubu Presby ‘A` Primary
Kumfia M/A Primary
Abamba M/A Primary
Atebubu college of education Demonstration Prim.
New Era Academy
Amantin R/C Primary
Amantin M/A Primary
Atebubu Anglican Primary
New Konkrompe M/A Prim.
Atebubu Methodist ‘A` Primary -Defending Champions.
Praprabon R/C primary school emerged the winners upon scoring Atebubu Presby Primary `A’ on penalty shoot out, with Sanwakyi /Afrefreso MA primary school placing 3rd.
The main purpose of the event is to fish out young talents for future generations and MPs corporate responsibility to harness football in his constituency.
Atebubu Amantin has over the years produced young talents footballers for Ghana with the likes of Gideon Wajah formerly of WAFA, Priscilla Asantewaah of Black Maidens, Laar ,formerly with Danbort fc,Baba Ali of Techiman Eleven wonders,others with various football academies across Ghana.
The programme attracted a lot of dignitaries from various department including Frontlimers of GES led by the municipal education director ,Very Rev.Philip Obeng Adjei, departmental heads of NCCE, Ghana Police service, Atebubu Amantin Referees Association, PE Coordinator from Atebubu Senior High School, Atebubu College of Education, PE Coordinator for Amantin snr.high school etc
The Minister /Mp.on his closing remarks congratulated the winning team and adviced the young chaps to inculcate learning as part of their passion for football ,he promised a mega event, God willing, next year and wished them safe jo!urney to their various destinations“`