City rivals of Real Tamale United, Tamale City FC have sent an official congratulatory message to the Pride of the North for making it back to the Ghana Premier League after 8 years in the wilderness.
RTU beat Unity FC 2-0 at the Aliu Mahama Sports Stadium. The goals were scored by striker Yakubu Labando to make the GPL qualification after B. Arsenal drew 0-0 with Bofoakwa Tano FC.
Below is the statement from Tamale City FC:
It is with the greatest pleasure that we at Tamale City FC wish to congratulate the entire RTU family,spanning the Board of Directors,Management, playing body and Supporters of the ‘Pride of the North’ on the monumental feat chalked with the qualification back to the Ghana Premier League,and in such a dramatic and exhilarating fashion on the final day of a long,difficult and trauma-filled league.
While our initial thanks go to Allah subhaana wa ta’aalaa,the whole RTU team deserpour special commendation for making themselves and the entire northern clubs in the Division One League proud by calling the bluff of detractors from elsewhere to clinch the coveted sole pass to the premiership,after such a long absence.
We at Tamale City can only feel excited and proud of your excellent showing in this season’s zone 1 DOL League,noting that from the first blast of the whistle you signalled your intent with some great performances and resounding victories,and led the northern assault to break the stranglehold of teams from the Brong Ahafo Region in most of the previous league campaign.
Your epoch-making feat further paves the way for our team, Steadfast fc and other teams from the North to emulate your feat in order to augment the northern representation in the elite Premier League, to make the country’s top-tier football league truly national in scope.
It is further our hope and prayer that your participation in the 2021/2022 Premier League would this time be more sustainable and for the long term,as Tamale in particular, and the North in general deserves no less.
Please accept our brotherly felicitations on this very auspiciois occasion, and hopefully this would mark a new beginning of better brotherly,and mutually-beneficial relationship between our 2 organically-related clubs,g
We wish you a very successful tenure in the premiership.
Best sporting regards to you.
From the Board and Management of Tamale City Football Club Ltd..
By: Sey Mubarick