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




About Tony Tokunbo Eteka Fernandez

Tony Tokunbo Eteka Fernandez is an International Award Winner, Published Author & Poet, Broadcast Journalist, MC and Youth Empowerment Consultant . He is also The CEO of AFRICA4U and The Founder of Africans in The Diaspora People also see him as a Cultural and Social entrepreneur, which means he is skilled in working with many different communities, bringing people together in successful focused events. Tony has organised many cultural events …involving both BME and mainstream communities. He is skilled in hosting events that reinforce community cohesion and bringing different kinds of people together. He has organised events in The UK, The U.S.A, Holland, Germany, Romania, Malta and Nigeria and has visited over 22 European Countries. Tony has also organised The Black History Month Celebrations at The UK House of Parliament for over five years in a row He continues to promote the true life and success stories of Africans in Europe and Africans around the world and has organised several small scale literary and awards initiatives aimed at empowering young people. He has also spent time as an International broadcaster and was The Producer and Presenter for AFRICA4U International Radio Talk Show at Reading4u Radio Station for nearly three years. Tony has interviewed high profile Members of Parliament, Distinguished celebrities and some of Africas best musicians including Ivonne Chaka Chaka and Kanda Bongoman. He has also been a guest on BBC Radio on numerous occasions to discuss the community cohesion events he organises at UK House of Parliament and also to recite some of his published work in memory of Nelson Mandela, 50 Years Anniversary of The race relations act and major community issues. Tony has also a Guest on popular Radio stations in Nigeria and The States In the last few years he has been very passionate about Youth empowerment, community cohesion and cultural intelligence. Tony was born in South London and has lived in several parts of England and Nigeria . He started writing at the tender age of nine, a habit he expressed with creative enthusiasm. Tony writes Poetry, short stories and proverbs on personal development. He is currently working on his 4th book which will also be his first novel. He is also into Public Speaking at Special events and Social functions and is a Mentor for young people in the UK Community. He completed a Bachelor of Arts degree at The University of Lagos, Nigeria in English and World Literature. He later went on to attain a teaching qualification at The Frances King International Training Institute, South Kensington London, it was here he studied Teaching English as a Foreign Language. He also studied Web Design at The City University in London. He published his first book in June 1999 called “The Beauty in the Dark” (A Collection of Poetry which received critical acclamation in many circles around the world). .Tony’s aim in life is to inspire the young generation and to encourage the youth to make the very best of their dreams and aspirations,. He published a 2nd book in June 2009 called ” The Sound of Running Water” – A Family gift book of proverbs and quotations on Personal Development and Positive Thinking . In December 2009, he published his 3rd book called “One Moment of Peace”.- A collection of Poetry inspired by personal experiences and spiritual growth. Besides the fact that the Artist has won International online awards, he is mostly inspired by Life experience, love, music and cultural awareness. He was Resident Poet at the 5th London Poetry Festival in 2009 and has been a guest on BBC Radio on very many occassions including The famous Anne Diamond Show. He has also been a guest on a few SKY TV stations and several International Radio Stations around The World
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