The annual Zaa Sports Rep ur Team Jersey Gala Matches came to an end yesterday at the Our Lady of Fatima park in Tamale. It was a colourful event that brought together football teams, fans, lovers of the game and listeners of the radio station.
In all, twelve (12) teams from all parts of Tamale participated with Our Lady Red Team beating Salim Stars by two goals to zero in the finals to lift the ultimate trophy.
Speaking to the Head of Sports and the Marketing Manager of the radio station, Halid Prince Mukadi Gbramoni on what motivated him to initiate this event, he said, “Football is an important means for people to form and maintain strong friendships that might otherwise not exist. So the main focus is to bring fan and lovers of football irrespective of tribe, colour, race or creed together under the umbrella of unity”.
The team of the tournament was dominated by the eventual winners of the tournament, Our Lady Red Team.
Team of the Tournament
2-Hassan Weah-Bulpiela All Stars
3-Augustine Mbape-Our Lady Red Team
5-Gazale-Our Lady Red Team
6-Abdul Rahaman-Salim Stars
7-Abdul Yakin~Kulaa fc
8-Hakim-Our Lady Red Team
9-Hamza SoJa – Our Lady Red Team
10-Jibril- Our Lady Red Team
11-Lampard~Bulpiela All Stars.
Abdul Wahab of Salim Stars
Yussif of Salim Stars
Hakim of Our Lady Red Team
Hamza SoJa of Our Lady Red Team
Kulaa fc with only 5 yellow cards.
Total yellow cards 23 and 4 Red cards.
Champions Our Lady Red Team
Runners-up Salim Stars of Kumbungu
Best coach OJEI of Our Lady Red Team
Prince Mukadi finally on behalf of Zaa Sports thanked all participating teams for honouring the invitation, congratulated the winners and wished the other teams the best of luck next time.