Berekum Chelsea were officially presented with the 2010/2011 league trophy in a coronation game against Aduana Stars on Sunday. The match at the Golden City Park in Berekum ended in a 1-0 win for the newly installed Glo Premiership champions with the sole strike coming from captain Abdul Basit.
The Berekum township has come alive since Friday as the nation�s top football officials trooped-in in drones to witness the historic occasion.
First, the route to the match venue was decorated with various Chelsea paraphernalia with the inscriptions of champions.
The playing body then made a grand entry to the stadium as they drove in fleets of limousines. This unprecedented gesture attracted a huge crowd with specific reference to non-football loving fans.
The game itself however failed to live up to its pre-match billing but had occasional flashes of brilliance. Nevertheless the partying crowd were least worried by the quality of play and their course was helped with Basit�s strike 15minutes from time.
Chelsea�s feat represents the second successive time a side from the Brong Ahafo Region have annexed the premier league title with the first being their opponent Aduana Stars � shuttering the duopoly of Hearts of Oak and Asante Kotoko in the process.
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