Sacred Heart won the championship for the second time in a row after nail-biting victory Central regional champions Aggrey Memorial on December 23rd at the El-Wak stadium.
The final year student who was voted the championship’s outstanding player in the girls divison was instrumental in the roller coaster run of the side in the two-day championship.
The Accra –based school will be without most of their key players who will be out of school at the time that the championship takes place in 2011, raising fears they could lose their grounds in a championship that they’ve so much dominated over the past two years in both the Greater Accra region and National event.
But speaking with the King of entertainment talk in Ghana, Yaw Sakyi Afari on The Rundown show on Wednesday night, Kumah who is populary refered to as ‘ Opataku’ by her peers insisted such fears are well-wide of the mark.
‘We thank God for what he has done for our team and how far he’s brought us. It sad for me I won’t be around next year to help defend the trophy we won, but I can tell you the players we have at our disposal are better than us’.Kumah said
‘I can almost say that they will continue from where we left off and so if people think the team will be weak because most of us will not be available, then they better come again. We have a great coach who has built a strong team and he knows what to do when some of us are not around’.
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By: Patrick Kwame Akoto