Story: Rueben SACKEY
The 1971 year group of the Saint Augustine’s College in Cape Coast in the Central Region has donated an undisclosed amount of money to the Elmina-based football club, Fearsome Elmina Sharks.
The donation was in fulfilment of a promise made to the team to ensure that it remains in the 20/21Ghana Premier League (GPL)
Making the presentation on behalf of the 1971 group of AUGUSCO , two alumni of the group, Joseph Owusu Yaw and Gabriel Amos-Abanyin said, “the donation is to support Elmina Sharks Football Club and since Dr Papa Kwesi Nduom was our classmate we decided to assist him”.
The Operations Manager of the team, Kenneth Attobrah also receiving the donation on behalf of the team expressed his excitement for the timely support from the 1971 group of St. Augustine’s College.
Mr. Attobrah mentioned that before the beginning of the next season, management of the team must recruit new players to beef up the squad.
He indicated that, the support from the group would go a long way to help them achieve such target.
He used the opportunity to appeal to supporters far and near to emulate this gesture and do same for the team.
He was optimistic that Sharks would finish the next season among the top four teams in the league’
Elmina Sharks beat Kumasi Asante Kotoko 0-1 away from home to maintain their status in the Ghana Premier League last season following a nervy last few weeks in the league.