Prempeh College (Team MikoGolf) wins 2020 Robofest World Championship

For the second time in a row, a team from Prempeh College won the Robofest World Championship. After beating teams from Hong Kong, Saudi Arabia, South Korea, Canada, and the USA, the team, MikoGolf, took first place at the 2020 event. On Saturday, MikoGolf amazed the judges during the Senior Division Golf Bowl competition with their robot.

Two other Prempeh College teams that represented Ghana also took a spot in the final five.AgyenoGolf and EddyGolf were ranked third and fifth respectively by the teams.

These students were educated and mentored under the guidance of the Ghana Robotics Academy Foundation (GRAF).

The Robofest World Championship built to encourage and endorse Science, Engineering, Technology, and Math (STEM) was held online, on October 17, amid coronavirus concerns.

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Teams from Canada, Egypt, Ghana, Hong Kong, India, Mexico, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, South Korea, Taiwan, the United Arab Emirates, and the United States of America showed up to unveil their extraordinary efforts and perseverance.

The participating teams were tasked to design, construct, and program their robots to act independently and compete for trophies in a variety of competitions. This year, Ghana was represented by a total of six teams, namely MomaGolf from Mount Olivet Methodist Academy, Eddy Methodist Academy.


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