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Mamobi wins Sheikh Sharubutu Ramadan cup

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first_imgMamobi emerged winners of the 2018 edition of the Sheikh Sharubutu Ramadan Cup after handing Madina a 2-1 defeat in the finals over the weekend.Mamobi lifted the trophy in a dramatic fashion after coming back from a goal down to score two late goals to lift the title.Madina, who lifted the trophy last year were hoping to win it for the second time and they looked on course to retain their trophy after taking the lead deep into the game. Mamobi, however, staged a late comeback with two quick goals to the admiration of all including the watching National Chief Imam, Sheikh Osman Nuhu Sharubutu.With some few minutes to end the match, Mamobi equalized and as the game appeared to be heading for the penalty shootout, Mamobi snatched a dramatic late winner to spark wild celebrations from their supporters.The journey to the finals was a tough one for both sides as they had to overcome tough opponents. Madina tough sides Nima, New Town and their neighbours Ashale Botwe to reach the finals. Mamobi also eliminated Shukura in the preliminary stage, Nungua Zongo in the quarterfinals before knocking Alajo out in the semi semifinals each the finals.The Sheikh Sharubutu Ramadan Cup, which started in 2015, is organized by Crisp Communications under the auspices of the National Chief Imam. It brings together Zongo communities to celebrate the successful end of Ramadan every yearThe competition is also aimed at promoting friendship, discipline and unity among the youth of the various Zongo communities through football.Sixteen Zongo Communities from three regions of Ghana participated in this year’s edition. They were: Alajo, Ashaiman, Ashale Botwe, Darkuman, Fadama, Kasoa, Koforidua Zongo, Madina (defending champions), Mamobi, Accra New Town, Nima, Nsawam Zongo, Nungua Zongo, Sabon Zongo, Shukura and Tudu.The rise of the competition has been meteoric in three years after it started with only eight communities in 2015.  The Royal Bank, for the third successive time, was  the headline sponsor. Other supporting sponsors were Multi Pac Ghana Limited (producers of Perla Natural Mineral Water and 5 Star Energy Drink), Nasco Electronics, Ashfoam Ghana Limited, Afro Arab Group, and Holiday Inn Hotel.last_img

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