By Emmanuel Asante Attakora, GNA
Accra, Aug. 19
GNA - The 2019 Ga Adangbe Youth Sports Festival and Tourism has been
launched, with a football match between Christian and Muslim communities in
which was held at the Lords Wembley at Sukura, a suburb in Accra saw the
Christian football team beating their Muslim counterparts by a goal to nil to
usher in the month long activity.
Coleman, organizer for the event said in an interview with GNA Sports that the
activities, which would include football, handball, basketball, lawn Tennis and
tourism would be held throughout all the Ga Adangbe communities in the Accra to
preach peace ahead of the 2020 presidential elections.
Games and Tourism 2019 is in conjunction with the Ga Adangbe Youth organisation
aimed at preaching peace among the Christians and Muslims.
‘‘The theme for
this year is Ga Adangbe Youth Sports Festival and Tourism, which is aimed at
promoting peace and development among the Muslims and Christian in the society,
especially in the Ga Adangbe communities.
youth are used to perpetrate crime in the build up to elections, which goes a
long way to affect the society, so we have come together to let the youth know
that there is more to life than being used for political gains’’.
Mr. Coleman the festival, which is being supported by Dr Mahamudu Bawumia, Vice
President of Ghana and Mr. Kennedy Agyapong, Member of Parliament for Assin
North, would have more football galas in the coming days with the final in
October, 2019 at the La Salem park and be crowned with the final durbar at the
Movempick Hotel Accra in October 05, 2019.