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Sports News of Wednesday, 14 December 2016


Prempeh College wins 2016 robotics world championship

Students of Prempeh College in Ghana have won the 2016 edition of the Robofest World Championship in Michigan, USA.

They beat competition from top high schools in China, USA, Canada, India, etc.

Ghana’s outstanding team was awarded the prestigious Toyota Innovation Award.

Their solution was adjudged to be the most innovative, capturing the excellent incorporation and deployment of sensors and top-notch programming skills.

Prempeh College’s robot had unimaginable and breathtaking capabilities, autonomously navigating and manoeuvring 30" × 72" field while putting 4 golfs into the central 'A' hole to earn maximum points.

The Prempeh College team comprised of William Kwabena GYASI, Kwaku Effa ADU-AMPOMAH, Emmanuel GYEKYE ATA-PENKRA, Kelvin Campbell AGBODZAH, Samuel Kow PAINSTIL and Jeffrey Jefferson AKYEA-ADU.

The team was coached by Peter Agyeman.

Prempeh College is an all-boys boarding school in a suburb of Kumasi, Ashanti, founded in 1949 by Asantehene Sir Osei Tutu Agyeman Prempeh II.