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Sports News of Monday, 4 February 2008

Source: GNA

Black Stars victory sends three to hospital

Ho, Feb. 04, GNA - Excessive show of joy and happiness over Black Stars quarterfinal victory over the Super Eagles of Nigeria in the ongoing Ghana 2008 landed three people in hospital last Sunday night in Ho.

Two of the fans, a 16-year-old female student of Mawuli High School, Ho collapsed when she fell during jubilations while a man in his late twenties also collapsed from slaps from a friend during the jubilations in town.

A vehicle also knocked down the third person. Information available to the GNA Sports said that the form two female student, who was watching the match with others in the School's Assembly Hall fell down while celebrating Junior Manuel Agogo's winning goal for the Black Stars and was rushed to the Volta Regional Hospital by some of her colleagues.

Mr Francis Torku, Senior House Father of the School; confirmed the story but said that the girl had a chronic disease. Madam Edith Amoaku, Head of the Emergency Ward at the Hospital, said the girl was revived and discharged a few hours later. 04 Feb. 08