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Sports News of Monday, 21 January 2019


Eric Donkor excited to win first trophy with the club

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Ashantigold defender Eric Donkor has expressed joy in winning his first trophy with the club after helping the team to success in the maiden edition of the Betway Cup.

The Miners thrashed Medeama S.C 4-0 to win the Betway Cup held at the Len Clay Stadium in Obuasi on Sunday.

Richard Ella Djodi, Amos Kofi Nkrumah, Mark Agyekum and Salia Ouattara scored for the host as they begin 2019 in scintillating form.

After the big win, Eric Donkor took to social media to express delight in winning the competition with the Obuasi based outfit.

"This is all I live and play for "Trophies" . A proper team player. Happy to have won my first silverware with Ashantigold," he posted on Twitter.

Meanwhile, 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 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 on the Ghanaian football landscape.

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