Hall Four dominates in maiden ATU Inter Halls Sports Festival

Accra- Hall Four of Accra Technical University (ATU) went away with the bragging rights as the Best Hall in the maiden edition of the ATU Inter Halls Sports Festival after sweeping majority of the coveted prizes.

The two-day sporting event, which was opened with a colourful ceremony saw all four Halls compete in five sporting disciplines with massive student participation.

The Halls which includes; Hall One, Hall Two, Hall Three and Hall Four battled for glory in Volleyball, Tennis, Table Tennis, Basketball, Handball at the multi-purpose sports complex on the school’s campus.

Hall four came top after the games with four Gold medals in Volleyball female, Table Tennis male, Table Tennis female and Handball female.

They also won a silver medal (Handball male) and a bronze medal (basketball male).

Hall one won two gold medals (Basketball female and Tennis), three silver medals (Table Tennis male, Table Tennis female, Volleyball male) and three bronze medals (Handball male, Table Tennis male, Volleyball male).

Hall three took home two gold medals, three silver medals and a bronze medal, whilst Hall two won one gold medal, two silver medal and two bronze medals.

Professor Edmund Ameko Acting Vice Chancellor of the University, said the games was important exercise for the school as they prepare to host the GABSA games next year.

He said that sports bring unity and promote competition among students, henceforth a good exercise.

He noted that ATU was committed to promoting sports and assured the athletes of the school administration’s support for them.

Mr Michael Okae-Adow, Dean of Students said in an interview with the GNA Sports that, organising games of such nature was necessary for the welfare of the students on campus.

Source: Ghana News Agency