In the first set of the boys single, western region defeated Greater Accra by two straight wins and in the second set Greater Accra was again beaten by 2-1.
In the girls’ single Greater Accra won against Western Region by 2-1 and in their doubles Greater Accra won by two straight wins.
The President of the Ghana Badminton Association (GBA), Mr. Nestor Galley, said he was impressed with the performance of the players. “with this kind of performance, I strongly believe the game has a future” he said.
In the boys’ category, Greater Accra came second to pick silver medals while Ashanti Region and the Ghana Immigration Service (GIS) also picked bronze medals each.
In the women’s category, Western Region picked silver medals while Ashanti and Eastern Regions picked bronze medals.
After five rounds of matches played in chess, Western Region tops the ranking with seven points followed Greater Accra with five points. Central region is third with five points and is immediately followed by GIS with four points.
Ashanti Region occupies the fifth slot with three points while Customs and Excise and Preventive Service (CEPS) are sixth with no points.Finals for the chess will come on tomorrow at the Accra Sports Stadium Media Centre.
Source: Kenneth O. Adade