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The Salaga North constituency in the Northern region has kick start a two day football tournament dubbed “Hon Alhassan Mumuni’s Soccer Gala 2017’’ at the Fuu Park in the area.
In taking the kick off for the start of the tournament, Hon Alhassan Mumuni, Member of Parliament (MP) for the area said the initiative is aimed at fostering a peaceful and harmonious living among the constituents beyond political boundaries.
According to him apart from promoting peace, the soccer gala will also help in identifying potential football talents in the area for the formation of a formidable football team for the Salaga North area which would be capable of competing at any level in future.
A total of six teams formed from the six designated political Wards of the Salaga North Constituency are taking part in the two day competition.
The wards include Bunjai Ward, Kpanshegu Ward, Jantong Ward, Fuu Ward, Kpalbe Ward and Latenkpa Ward.
Kpalbe Ward beat Fuu Ward one nil In a spectacular open match at the Fuu park sorrounded with an expectant spectators from all the wards across the constituency.
Other results are; Bunja -0 Kpashegu-0, Kpashegu- 2 Jantong 1, Bunjai 2 Jantong 0.
The Best player of each game receives a mobile phone from the MP.
The goal king, best goal- keeper and player of the tournament would all be given prizes whiles the ultimate team that wins the tournament would take home a cow donated the MP.
The opening ceremony was witnessed by the Salaga District Police Commander ASP Sulemana Sulley Jnr, the District BNI officer, the Chief of Fuu- Fuu Naa, the Marketing Manager of Justice Fm, a_Tamale based radio station among several others.
Source: Christian Kpesese