The school located at Burma camp in the Nation’s capital lost the final plot to their perennial rivals Air Force basic 12-2 in front of a partisan crowd at the Aviation Social Centre.
They started on a blistering note beating debutant New Creation 15-0 in their opening game before they lost their second group game to Kalvary Preparatory and Junior High School to place second in pool B.
They upped their game to triumph over Mathias Ocloo’s St Joseph at the quarter-final stage, produced a comeback display to beat Ridge Church 5-3 at the penultimate final game.
There were positive believe among their teeming fans their time had come going into the finals against their rivals and neighbours.
But it was never to be as they wore apart in the game against Air Force Preparatory and Junior High School. They failed to find their rhythm and lost control in a high –tempered and quick flowing game.
In the end it was one talented power forward Desmond Amoah who produced an individual exhibit to torment their opponent to win the heart and admiration of the thousands of fans gathered at the venue.
They looked dejected, dazed, confused and worn out but will take consolation in the fact that they will get another chance to make amends during the grand finale of the championship at the same venue on March 19.
They have vowed to keep the Milo Junior Ball Championship fighting. Their coach acknowledged more and lobbied to get more opportunities insisting their confidence remains high.
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