GNPC triumphs in ‘Road to Anfield’ tourney

Ghana National Petroleum Corporation (GNPC) emerged winners of the Standard Chartered Bank’s Road to Anfield football tournament held at the Lizzy Sports Complex on Saturday.

GNPC beat Multimedia Group 3-1 to walk away with the trophy at stake and ultimately represent Ghana at Liverpool’s Anfield in London where they would watch Liverpool’s match against Newcastle on April 23.

Multimedia drew first blood as they went into the game favoured to win, but an individual brilliance from Gabriel Darko who responded with a hat-trick in quick succession ensured his side came out victorious.

Darko emerged the top scorer of the tournament with 13 goals and also the best player for his outstanding performance while his team mate, Isaac Biney was the best goalkeeper of the tournament.

By Michael D. Abayateye

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