By Edna A. Quansah, GNA
Accra, Jan. 21, GNA- Obuasi based Ashgold S.C, put up a splendid performance to beat Medeama S.C 4-0, to win the maiden edition of the Betway Cup held at the Len Clay Stadium, Obuasi on Sunday.
Liberty Professionals F.C clinched the third position after beating Aduana Stars F.C at the same venue.
With four leading clubs in the Ghana Premier League participating in the first edition of the Betway Cup in Ghana, fans witnessed a thrilling tournament, as teams battled it out for the ultimate prize.
Ashgold Sporting Club and Medeama Sporting Club qualified for the finals by beating Liberty Professionals Football Club and Aduana Stars in a keenly contested game that ended 2-1 and 5-2 respectively.
The final game ended 4-0 after 90 minutes with Richard Ella Djodi, Amos Kofi Nkrumah, Mark Agyekum and Salia Ouattara scoring for Ashgold.
At the end of the competition, a trophy was presented to the top goal scorer, Tahiru Awudu of Medeama Sporting Club. Richard Ella Djodi of Ashgold Sporting Club was also selected as the most valuable player.
The pre-season cup organized by the leading sports betting company in Ghana, Betway, was aimed at preparing the clubs for the upcoming season. This falls in line with Betway Ghana’s continuous support for sports development in Ghana and is a first from any sponsored brand in Ghana.