01.09.2003 Sports News

Parent donates sports equipment to St. Augustine's

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Cape Coast, Sept.1,GNA- Nana Owusu Manu, a business executive based in Accra, on Thursday presented sports equipment worth 20 million cedis to St. Augustine's college at Cape Coast, the alma mater of his late son.

The equipment, including a set of jerseys, three footballs and a trophy, were donated in memory of Nana Owusu Manu,Jnr, a former first year student of the college.

Nana Manu, who has already donated loud speakers to the school, thanked the school authorities for their support when he son, died last year December.

He pledged that the loss of his son would not let him server his ties with the school and promised to renovate the school's sick- bay before the next academic year.

The headmaster, Mr. Frank Amissah, who received the items, thanked Nana Manu for the gesture saying the school's soccer team would find them not only beneficial but " a monument of inspiration." He said the loud speakers were currently being used by final year students for their oral English examination.

Nana Manu's donation brings to two, donations made to the school within one week.

Last Friday, two brothers who were past students, Prof. Joseph Adjaye, of the University of Pittsburgh in the United States and Dr. Robert Adjaye, vice-president of the Ghana Institution of Engineers (GIE), presented a set of trophies worth 300 dollars and some books estimated to cost about 10 million cedis to the school.

Prof. Adjaye's donation, was on his own behalf while that of Dr Adjaye was made on behalf of the GIE.

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