Ghana defeated Nigeria in an epic five goal thriller in an International Federation of Skate Soccer (IFSS) clash at the Independence Square in Accra, which left a packed crowd sitting on tenterhooks.
The game which was sponsored by Binatone Ghana Limited, was the first international skate soccer meeting between the two sides, and ended 3-2 to Ghana’s Black Skates.
Ghana’s captain Gariba Saani, was involved in all three goals for his side, scoring once and providing two assists on the day which won him the goal king award.
The most valuable player award went to Nigeria’s dribbling machine Sas who entertained the crowd with his brilliant array of skills scoring one and provided an assist.
Member of Ghana Olympic Committee Mr. Albert Frimpong was present at the event and heaped praises on both teams for their display and spoke of plans to expand the sport internationally.
“I was so impressed with the game and the number of people who were present here. The future of Skate Soccer is so bright, and we are taking this sport beyond the shores of Ghana into West Africa, Africa and the world at large,” he said.
Skate soccer is a game which helps talented physically challenged persons who are found on the streets to harness their skills in the Skate Board Soccer.
By: Daniel Koranteng/citifmonline.com/Ghana