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Independent Block Wins Casford ‘Nantwi’ Cup

This year’s Casely Hayford hall annual ‘Nantwi’ cup saw the independent block thrash the Amamoma team to lift the cup.

The football match which was played at the Casford field run into a penalty kick out after 90 minutes when both teams failed to secure a win. At full time, the teams were drawn goalless and it took penalty shoot-outs for the independent block to prove their supremacy over the Amamoma side.

The event is an annual games played to determine the strongest block in the hall but this year’s was spectacular and featured two teams from the diaspora. The competing teams include the jungle, BBC, zongo east, zongo west, flagstaff house, string town, executives, white house, independent and the debutants Amamoma and Apewosika teams.

Many of the teams were eliminated in the preliminary stages living the independent block and the Amamoma team who battled it out in the finals. The winners were awarded with a trophy and entitled to the head of the cow which was bought for the tournament.

Speaking to in a post-match interview, Daniel Kofi Acheampong, the hall president expressed satisfaction about this year’s event and congratulated the winning team reiterating that they won on merit.

He thanked the hall council for helping them in the procurement of the cow which he said was fatter than previous year’s. He also thanked all Casfordians for supporting their respective blocks.