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05-Sep-2018  
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The St Martins Anglican Park popularly called Skyy Daboase Wembley
 
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The District Chief Executive (DCE) of Wassa East, Hon Wilson Arthur has rubbished allegatons levelled against him of using Assembly funds for the upgrade of the Daboase St Martins Anglican Park for his football team, Skyy FC in Daboase.

One visible transformational change in Wassa East District since NPP government assumed office is the Skyy FC Project.

There were rumours that the DCE for Wassa East was diverting Assembly funds to finance the project.

Skyy Power FM, his private business acquired 100% interest in Mighty Royals of Daboase in 2017.

At a Town Hall Meeting held on 28th August 2018 at Daboase, Hon Wilson Arthur took the opportunity to share facts on how the project was funded.

According to him, "JustMoore constructions contributed four machines to do earthmoving works.

Plantation Socfinaf Ghana contributed bulldozer, Grader and Backhoe machines on five weekends to complete the grounds preparation".

He added that it took 343 women in Daboase to offer communal labour to spread 60 top soil double axle truck trips to form base for the applying of pitch surface grass.

He said the inner perimeter fencing, mechanised bore hole water supply, construction of 360 seater supporters and 360 seater VVIP stands and standard changing room and partial walling inclusive of labour, electricity supply services has cost Skyy Power FM a whopping Ghc325, 750.00

"Not a pesewa of Wassa East District Assembly money has gone into transforming the stoney Daboase St Martins school Park into the current FIFA standard 90m x 105m grass park," he told the gathering.

That is not all, Skyy FC is professionally resourced with a standard 37 Seater Club Bus and 50 bed Club House as well as kits and motivational packages.

At the break of the season, Skyy FC placed third in the 16 teams zone 2B division one league table sharing same points with the second placed team.

According to Hon Wilson Arthur, football is one area that Wassa East youth have comparative advantage so Skyy FC is a strategic ladder for his youth to achieve their destiny of playing professional football.

"It is also a strategic fit to the vision of making the district a model land of opportunities and prosperity," he added.

In their maiden participation of the Division 2 Shama Zone football league, Skyy FC emerged winner to qualify for Western Region Middle league competition.

Skyy FC won all its matches and beat all competition to qualify to GFA Division one in record one season.

Qualification came with the challenge of meeting stringent professional league venue standards if Daboase was to host Skyy FC home matches.


 





 
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