MTN, Suncity Radio organize soccer gala to promote peace

Tamale, Aug. 18, GNA – Mr Collins Agyei, the
Territory Sales Controller for MTN, Northern Region Sector, has called on
political parties and Ghanaians in general to exhibit political maturity to
ensure a peaceful elections this year.

He said it was imperative for all players in the
political game to work hard to preserve the peace of the nation.

Mr Agyei made the call when he opened this
year’s Northern Sector one day inter-community soccer gala dubbed: “Savana-Fest
2016,” in the Northern Regional capital of Tamale.

It was organized by MTN, a mobile
telecommunication giant and Suncity FM Radio of Sunyani.

Mr Agyei noted that no human institution or
activity could thrive in any chaotic environment so Ghanaians must hold on
to the current peace prevailing with all seriousness.

He said this year’s event was to promote peace
and unity to ensure an orderly and successful general elections.

“Much as we seek the socio-economic well
being of Ghanaians, we also believe in peaceful co-existence to enhance
societal transformation, hence this collaborative effort between MTN and
Suncity Radio.” He said.

Mr Agyei said MTN is also interested in
ensuring that their clients have easy and fast access to the internet through
its products like the 4G.

Fourteen teams from Nyansharu, Sanyani,
Kukuo, Gumani, Aboabu, Sara Junction, Moshie Zongo, Ward K, Nyohini, Savelugu,
GbaliKurani, Tishegu, Lamashegu and Baayanwaya communities in the Tamale
Metropolis participated in the games.

Baayanwaya beat Nyansharu 2-0 in the grand
finale to lift the trophy with Abdul Mummein of Baayanwaya, Nyohini’s Ibrahim
Sherif and Zakari Muaz of Nyansharu winning the Best Player, Best Goalkeeper
and Goal king awards respectively.

As a side attraction, Mr de Graft Archer an
ex-Sekondi Eleven Wise and Mine stars star entertained the crowd with his
classic ball juggling skills

The 63-year old soccer gem won the
admiration of the crowd and received a long standing ovation after his
performance.

GNA

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