HOCKEY: EL SHARKIA WINS 24TH ACCC TITLE
BY FOLUSHO ALADE
EGYPTIAN hockey powerhouse EL SHARKIA has won a record 24th hockey club title after defeating GRA of Ghana 3-1 in a pulsating final match at the just concluded AFRICA CUP FOR CLUB CHAMPIONSHIPS ACCC tagged ‘’ABUJA 2018’’. The perennial champions who are also defending the title they won in Ghana in 2017 outclassed teams from GHANA, KENYA and host NIGERIA to top the podium.
Meanwhile in the female category TELKOM club from Kenya outclassed their opponents GRA LADIES of Ghana. It ended 2-0 in favour of the EAST AFRICANS.
POLICE LADIES of Ghana came third in the women category while another Kenyan team USIS came fourth after their third place match ended 2-0.
The host team, DELTA QUEENS and KADA QUEENS came fifth and sixth respectively in the women event.
The week-long tournament ran through 15-22 DECEMBER in the city of Abuja, NIGERIA