Who Is Coming
The maiden edition of the CIIS Hockey Fiesta featured 5 male teams and 3 female teams.
These were the standings at the end of the competition;
1st – Adisadel College
2nd – Prempeh College
3rd – Mfantsipim School
4th – Achimota School
5th – St. Augustine’s College.
1st – Yaa Asantewaa Girls
2nd – Wesley Girls’ SHS
3rd – Achimota School.
The following schools will be joining in the second edition;
Presbyterian Boys’ SHS, Legon
Opoku Ware SHS
Mfantsiman Girls’ SHS
Year Established: The school was established in 1910 in a building at Topp Yard, near Cape Coast Castle.
Population: It began with 29 boys, but in 1935 it had about 200.
When the school celebrated its Centenary in 2010 there were over 1500 boys (all boarders) and 93 teachers.
Founder: The school’s founder was Temple Hamlyn, Anglican Bishop of Accra.
The school is the second-oldest secondary school in Ghana, and claims to be one of the most famous institutions of learning in Sub Saharan Africa.
Motto: Vel Primus Velcum Pri Mis
‘Either the first, or with the first’
Nickname: Santa Clausians
Arch Rivals: Mfantsipim School
As their motto says; they are either the first or with the first. They proved it last year, but as the competition gets tougher this year, will they be able to defend their title?
Winners of last year’s event