Friday, 23 February 2018
Aganah defends title at 2018 Seven Great Princes Games

Aganah defends title at 2018 Seven Great Princes Games

By Kenneth O. ADADE, Accra
Eighteen-year-old Sharon Aganah defended her title as the overall best student in the 2018 edition of the Seven Great Princes Academy sports festival, held at the Dansoman campus of the school last Friday.

She was fittingly accorded the Academic and Sports Personality of the Year at the end of the three-day activities, organised and held by the sports department of the school.
Speaking in an interview with the winner, who reads science at the senior high school level, said she was grateful to God for the honour bestowed on her throughout her sporting life.
She said she began sports from class two and this was the first time her efforts have been appreciated, saying “I feel very honoured since this is my first time.”
The lady, who aspires to be a medical doctor, advised her colleagues to take their studies serious and also never give up in their dreams so as to make it in life. She emerged winner after taking part and winning in the 400m, 4x100m, 4x400m, football and table tennis activities.
She also told the paper that she would like to wear the national colours and represent the country in football.
At the primary school level, Julius Boateng was adjudged the most promising performer.
The overall best school in the competition was Dansoman Senior High, followed by Dansoman Junior High and Lartebiokoshie Junior High.
The Asamoah Gyan Meritorious Award went to Wisdom Ayiriguya, who also won the most outstanding male athlete.
The school observed a minute’s silent for the late songstress, Priscilla Opoku-Kwarteng, known in showbiz as Ebony Reigns, who was an old student of the school.
Dancehall king, Charles Nii Armah, popularly known as Shatta Wale, and Black Stars captain Asamoah Gyan are also some of the known celebs who attended the school.
Director of the school, Raphael Brown noted that the competition is to hunt talents for national cause while honing the skills of talented young athletes who would take over from aging nationals.
He lauded athletes who took part in the sports festival, saying the school is poised towards becoming a centre of academic and sports excellence.
The sports festival, held at the Kaneshie Sports Complex and the Dansoman campus of the school, brought together over 200 sporting talents to battle for honours in football, basketball, athletics and scrabble, among others.

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