The Division Two Sub-middle league for the Western North region has ended successfully at the Asawinso Awuah Memorial Park on Sunday.
The competition commenced on Friday, September 10, and closed on Sunday, September 12, 2021.
Eight teams representing five District Football Associations in the region were drawn into two separate groups.
Adjoafuaman Fc, Boako Nationals, Vimabe Fc and Young Boys saw themselves in Group ‘A’ whilst Group ‘B’ welcomed Nkwantaman United, Kofis Fc, Sefwi All Stars and Bia Stars.
2020/21 Sub-middle league recorded 26 goals in 12 matches, on averagely, two goals per game.
The Bia West Division Two Champions Adjoafuaman Football Club emerged as the winner of Group ‘A’ after acuminating seven points from their three group stage matches.
‘The Power Boys’ drew 1-1 with Vimabe Fc in their league opener, defeated Boako Nationals (1-0) and district rivals Yawmatwe Young Boys (2-0) at Awuah Memorial Park.
However, Adjoafuaman has turned the Awuah Memorial Park into its favourite grounds in 2021. The club defeated Anokye Stars 2-1, drew 1-1 with Kofis Fc in pre-season games and has gone unbeaten in the just ended Sub-middle League.
The Adjoafua based club has secured its third consecutive qualification to the Western Region Super Middle League since 2016.
In Group B, Nkwantaman United has surprisingly gone past winner of Juaboso Division Two League Sefwi All Stars and Sefwi Wiawso Champions Kofis Fc to book a place at the Super Middle League.
Nkwantaman United holds Kofis Fc in a drawn game (1-1), trashed Bia Stars by four goals to one and drew goalless with bitter rivals Sefwi All Stars in the Juaboso Derby.
After the group stage matches, Nkwantaman United, Kofis Fc and Sefwi All Stars had five points each. The Western Regional Football Association conducted a drawing of lots between the three teams to choose two clubs to go on penalties to decide the winner of the group.
The decision was made, according to the Administrative Rule of the competition that says: “After all group matches and two teams tie with the same points, NO goal difference rule will be applied, but the game will be decided on penalties,”
However, Nkwantaman United, who replaced Insha Allahu after failing to provide its players’ registration cards, defeated Kofis Fc on penalties 4-2 to qualify for the Super Middle League.
Western North Representatives.
Adjoafuaman Football Club from Bia West District and Nkwantaman United of Juaboso District shall represent the region at the 2020/21 Western Regional Division Two Super Middle League.
The two teams met twice in a preseason friendly game at Adjoafua and Juaboso Nkwanta, respectively.
Adjoafuaman defeated Nkwantaman United at home by two goals to one whilst, the return the encounter ended goalless at Juaboso Nkwanta.