Former GPL giants, Okwawu United SC have officially qualified for the Ghana Division One League after six years. Thea teams promotion was confirmed following their 3-1 win over Pelican FC in the middle on Wednesday morning.
The Nkawkaw-based club emerged as winners of the Eastern Region Division Two Middle League to seal the ticket for the Ghana second-tier league.
With a game to spare, Okwawu United have emerged runaway champions. The team will now compete in the Division One League next season.
They currently top the table with 12 points from four games, 5 more than second-placed Live Now Academy, who were beaten 2-1 by Right To Dream Academy.
This means Okwawu United has secured qualification as the results in the final round fixture won’t change the table.
The Asaase Aban club were demoted to the third-tier in 2017, a year after reaching the finals of the FA Cup, where they lost the title to Bechem United.
Okwawu United were one of the giants of Ghana football in the 80’s and represented the country at continental levels. They made it to the second round of the CAF Cup winners cup in 1987 and were withdrew in the first round in 2001.
The club has produced several talents including the likes of Mohammed Gargo, Tony Yeboah, Fatau Dauda, C.K Akonnor and other top players.