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10.10.2019 Africa Sports

Students make Ghana proud in China

By Evans Gyamera-Antwi
Students make Ghana proud in China
LISTEN OCT 10, 2019

Hafiz Azong powers Nanjing University to win 2019 Jiangsu Province inter-university games in China

The striker won two awards as he helped Nanda to win the men's football tournament in China

Ghanaian student Hafiz Azong who is currently studying Business Administration in China helped Nanjing University of Telecommunications and Post to lift the 2019 Jiangsu Province inter-university after defeating Nanjing FC 3-1 on penalties.

The 18-year-old, who is a former student of Prempeh College, was adjudged the best player of the tournament as well as top scorer after scoring five goals in four matches.

Hafiz scored the winner in a 2-1 victory over Nanjing Audit before hitting a hat-trick against Soxey in a 5-0 drubbing. He also added one goal when Nanjing smashed Hohai 3-1.

Meanwhile, another Ghanaian Ezekiel Young was adjudged as the best goalkeeper of the tournament.

In the grand finale, Kudom Prince was selected as the Man of the Match and was presented with a trophy.

Nanjing University, who will be representing Jiangsu Provinced in the Inter-Province games later this year, was managed by a Ghanaian coach called Sammy Atoota.


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