His Royal Highness Yoo-Naa Abdulai Yakubu Andani today Saturday 10/04/2021 at his palace handed over a document of a piece of land to the Savelugu Municipal Football Association to be used as football field.
In attendance to this important ceremony was the executive of the Northern Regional Football Association led by Chairman, Alhaji Abu Hassan Rhyzo, as well as the Savelugu Municipal Football Association executive led also by chairman Alhassan Babana.
His Royal Highness Yoo-Naa Abdulai Yakubu Andani in handing over the document, called on his fellow traditional rulers to also try to allocate land to it’s District Football Associations to help develop sports in the region.
He added that the Minister of Youth and Sports who is also the MP for Yagaba Kubori constituency Hon. Mustapha Ussif, last week paid him a courtesy call to formerly introduced himself as the newly approved Sports Minister, and that during their interaction he mentioned to him about the land he has allocated for sports, which the minister promised to work hard to make sure Savelugu also gets it’s share of the sports Complexes.
The NRFA Chairman, Alhaji Rhyzo on behalf of the Association thanked HRM Yoo Naa for his kindness and also showing his love for football, he promised to work hand-in-hand with all the traditional rulers to make sure sports grow tremendously in the region.
The Savelugu Municipal Football Association Chairman Alhassan Babana, expressed his appreciation to the Chief and assured him of their commitment to the growth of football in the Municipality.
By Saaka Yakubu Issah