Soccer in Madang Province saw Divine Word University’s Arts Faculty crowned asthe European Union Cup champions for the first time.
They defeated Business andInformatics, two goals to one.
Their dream to one day ownthe cup, became a reality, andthey’ve proverd that duringthe grand final match overthe weekend at Madang Technical College sports grounds.
Business andInformatics didn’trsquo;t waste minutes openingthe goal, afterthe kick off whistle, through Mthew Ogai.
The Arts boys went into serious of business, after half time, when black jersy number 12, Paulus Benibia made a slide kick, only to find out it was a goal, settlingthe score one all. Arts strong defensive preventedtheir opponents who remained scoreless all throughthe second half.
Business backs, wanted to headthe ball away, fromthe goal postounfortunately, failed, withthe goal keeper making wrong adjustments. It was however a goal again till full time.
Arts Captain Nigel Laki was a proud young man, afterthe teams win.
Meanwhilethe European Union Cup Chairperson Vincent Keto, says so far so good, asthe cup does not only produce good sportsman and women but also establishing good relationships among learning institutions in Madang Province.
Chairperson Vincent Keto saysthe cups initiative is to unite all learning institutions inthe province, not only in academic but also through sports.