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RTU players receive a bull to celebrate Premier League qualification

Real Tamale United secured a return to the Ghana Premier League on the final day of competition after almost a decade of playing division one football.

The Pride of the North won their last game against Unity FC by 2-0 at home to secure 65 points which topple their closest rivals and previous leaders Tano Bofoakwa who only managed a goalless draw with Berekum Arsenal.

Bofoakwa needed a win on the final day in Berekum to secure qualification ahead of RTU but they only managed a draw which ensured that the Pride of the north(RTU) got the nod.

However, supporters chairman of Real Tamale United Alhaji Baba Tolon on Thursday donated a bull to the players after securing promotion back to the Ghanaian top-flight.

The white cow was presented to the players in the company of other supporters.

RTU will take on city rivals Steadfast FC on Sunday 1st August in a coronation match. The purpose of the match is to present the trophy to the Pride of the North for being Zone 1 Champions.

With barely two days to climax the season, it will also motivate the players to entertain the fans who will be at the Aliu Mahama Stadium in Tamale on Sunday.

Credit: Ghanasportspage

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