Al - azhariya made a history in the ongoing Inter Schools and Colleges athletics after qualifying to the Super Zonals which happened to be their first ever qualification since the school started to take part in the competition.
The school started to take part in such competitions since 2012 and yesterday (Tuesday) was a historical moment as Al - azhariya breaks all odds to qualify after their splendid performance.
Al-azhariya who were in Zone 2 competed with Prempeh College, Islamic Senior High, Kumasi Technical Institute, Konongo Odumasi, Fomena Amass, Kings College, Ghana Muslim Mission amongst others.
The Old Tafo based school didn't just qualify but exhibited a Super Fantastic performance to emerge the first runner's up after Prempeh College and qualified aftermath.
The School happened to be on the scoresheet after they were victorious in some of the events.
Nobles ones were Gatlin and Company who became 1st and 3rd in the 100m men's finals respectively whilst Osman attained the 4th position in the men's 110m hurdles.
Also, Al-azhariya happened to be the subject matter content during the bartons after they attained the 1st position in the 4×200m men, 2nd in 4×100m men, as well as 2nd in the 4×400m men.
There was something to write home about for Al-azhariya in the long distance events after Emmanuel Appiah emerged victorious in the Men's 1500m.
The School displayed a Good performance in the field events too which made them to accumulate a quantum of points before the proceedings was brought to an end.
After the total calculation and tabulation of the results, Al - azhariya were on record to have attained the 2nd position with 93 points leapfrogging giants ISSEC who were 3rd with 83 points, KTI with 72 points KOSS with 71 points and GMM who were 6th with 58 points. Prempeh was 1st 155 points.
It was joyful moment at Old Tafo and its neighboring localities after the school broke their 7 years jinx to qualify for the Super Zonals for the first time.
By: Fareed Mohammed Awal.