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29.08.2005 Sports News

Central overcomes Volta Region in handball tourney


Accra, Aug 29, GNA - The Central Regional handball team defeated their Volta regional counterparts in the male category of the on-going 24th Regional Schools and Colleges Sports Festival currently underway at Sunyani in the Brong Ahafo Region.

The victory by the Central lads was masterminded by the individual efforts of Asiri Asi-Olepka and Daniel Quayeson who bagged in a total of 15 goals as against the efforts of Samuel Osei-Owusu of the Volta team who single-handedly scored nine goals.

Osei-Owusu's efforts was however, not enough to assist his side to sail through as they lost the game by 30-26 at the end of proceedings. Six regions are expected to qualify for the National Areeba Championship to be held in Accra on September 5.