2016 GHANA NIGERIA YOUTH SPORTS TOURNAMENT HOLDS IN ACCRA
Teams from Ghana and Nigeria gathered at the Azuma Nelson Sports Complex,Industrial Area -Accra to participate in this years Ghana Nigeria Youth Sports Tournament.It was one moment of joy after another as individuals from both countries engaged in different sporting activity.The theme for this years event was ‘Consolidating on the good relationship between Ghanaian and Nigerian youths through Sports’.
Comrade Barry Ndu Nwaihim.the coordinator of the event expressed delight seeing young people come together in unity to explore their sporting skills.He commended all the teams that participated and assured that next year event would be more exciting and rewarding.He condemned the attitude of companies and individuals who find it difficult to support such great initiatives that unite people from both countries.He believed that if there were more financial commitment from organizations,the event would have been more exciting and beneficial to participants.
He explained that Ghana and Nigeria have come a long way since pre -colonial independence hence the need to continuously do things that unite its people.He said that the vision of their Organization is to leave a legacy of promoting unity,peace and cordial relationship among young people from both countries.He believes that the intellectual resources can be utilized for the betterment of the African continent.Different football agents were on ground to watch the matches as to identify exceptional youths that may be signed on into their different clubs.He called on African Governments to always give the youths opportunity to serve as they have the capacity to deliver.
Alex Chigozie,the groups Director of Organization was grateful to God for another opportunity to organize the event.He reiterated their groups commitment in promoting the positive ideals of young people.He stated that initiatives like this have always produced great talents that ended up making their country proud hence the need for Government and well meaning individuals to continuously support Organizations that take out their time to create the platform for such laudable engagement.He commended the effort of all the teams that participated for their steadfastness and resilience.
On the sidelines of the event,the GHANA NIGERIA ACHIEVERS AWARD was presented to Ms Adaora Udeh for being a role model in sports for young people .Adaora Udeh is also 2016 Ghana Tertiary Awards Most influential student in sports and 2016 Female sports champion of the PUSAG Games.Comrade Barry Ndu Nwaihim while presenting the Award urged her never to relent in her passion and continue in her positive effort of making Nigeria proud in Diaspora.Accra Institute of Technology was named as the Best Behaved Team of the Tournament.
The games ended around 5pm with participants dancing to nice Ghanaian and Nigerian tunes from the DJ with expectation of a more exciting Tournament in 2017