• Short Summary

    GHANA'S FIRST NATIONAL MIDDLE SCHOOLS SPORTS FESTIVAL OPENED AT THE ACCRA SPORTS STADIUM ON AUGUST 16TH (FRIDAY).

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    GHANA'S FIRST NATIONAL MIDDLE SCHOOLS SPORTS FESTIVAL OPENED AT THE ACCRA SPORTS STADIUM ON AUGUST 16TH (FRIDAY). THE TWO-DAY FESTIVAL, WHICH BEGAN WITH A MARCH-PAST OF ATHLETES FROM THE BRONG-AHAFO, ASHANTI AND THE VOLTA REGIONS, WAS UNDER THE PATRONAGE OF THE COMMISSIONER FOR CULTURAL AFFAIRS, MR. DEKU. MR. DEKU IS THE COMMISSIONER OF POLICE, C.I.D. AND A MEMBER OF THE N.L.C. THE SALUTE WAS TAKEN BY MR. S.G. AYI-MONTE, SENIOR EDUCATION OFFICER OF THE MINISTRY OF EDUCATION, WHO IS IN CHARGE OF SPORTS AND GAMES OF PRIMARY AND MIDDLE SCHOOLS.

    MASTER VICTOR AMUZU OF THE VOLTA REGION WAS PRESENTED WITH A TROPHY BY MR. J.L. ANNANG, DEPUTY OF CHIEF EDUCATION OFFICER OF THE MINISTRY OF EDUCATION. AMUZU WON THE ONE-HUNDRED YARD RACE FOR BOYS IN 10.9 SECONDS.

    MISS COMFORT BOAFO OF THE BRONG-AHAFO REGION WON THE GIRLS' ONE-HUNDRED YARD RACE IN 12.2 SECONDS.

    MR. ANGAMA KOUASSI, DIRECTOR OF SPORTS OF THE IVORY COAST, PRESENTED CERTIFICATES TO THE FIRST THREE WINNERS OF THE 220-YARD RACE FOR GIRLS. LASSISI BINTU OF THE VOLTA REGION WAS THE WINNER.

    THE WINNERS OF THE BOYS' AND GIRLS' 4 X 110 YARD RELAYS WERE PRESENTED WITH THEIR CERTIFICATES BY MR. DEKU.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA8R5K5OACQSB6HT2AEUCX5UA0Q
    Media URN:
    VLVA8R5K5OACQSB6HT2AEUCX5UA0Q
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    20/08/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:30:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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