The Sagnarigu Municipal Football Association (FA) recently orchestrated a memorable coronation ceremony that celebrated the achievements of local football clubs in the region. The event was marked by a spirit of camaraderie and appreciation for the talent and dedication exhibited throughout the 2022/2023 football season.
Northern Boys, a football club that demonstrated exceptional skill and teamwork, was crowned the 3rd Division Champions for the 2022/2023 season. Their impressive performance earned them the coveted title, and the ceremony was a testament to their hard work and dedication on the field.
Another highlight of the evening was the recognition of Northern Command as the Champions for the 2021/2022 season. Their consistent excellence in the previous season was acknowledged, and they were rightfully celebrated for their achievements.
The ceremony also had an exciting anticipation for the crowning of the U-17 champions for the 2022/2023 football season, adding an element of suspense and excitement to the event.
Ibrahim Dawuda Nasara, the Chairman of the Sagnarigu Municipal FA, played a pivotal role in orchestrating the ceremony. He extended a warm welcome to all clubs, players, and stakeholders who had contributed to the success of the season. Nasara expressed his gratitude for their dedication and commitment to football in the region.
Dawuda Nasara also took the opportunity to congratulate Alhaji Rhyzo, the Chairman of the Regional Football Association (RFA), for his re-election as the Chairman for the Northern Region. The continuity of leadership in the RFA was seen as a positive development for the local football community.
In his address, Dawuda Nasara urged clubs to prioritize the development of their players over focusing solely on match results. Emphasizing player growth and skill development was seen as a key strategy to ensure the continued success of football in the Sagnarigu Municipal area.
Alhaji Abass, the Founder and Owner of Young Meteors, delivered a heartfelt message during the ceremony. He stressed the importance of a united football association free from discrimination. Abass also encouraged parents to actively participate in their children’s football journeys, emphasizing the role of family support in nurturing young talent.
Alhaji Abu Hassan Rhyzo, the Chairman of the Northern Regional Football Association, echoed similar sentiments, urging parents to take a keen interest in their children’s involvement in football. He emphasized the positive impact of parental guidance and support in shaping the future of young footballers.
Furthermore, Alhaji Rhyzo used the platform to appeal for more Astro Turfs in Tamale, highlighting the need for improved facilities to foster the growth of juvenile football in the region. Such initiatives would undoubtedly create more opportunities for aspiring young footballers.
The crowning moment of the ceremony was the presentation of awards to deserving clubs and individuals who had made significant contributions to the local football scene. This recognition served as a motivating factor for those involved and reinforced the spirit of competition and excellence within the community.
In conclusion, the Sagnarigu Municipal FA’s successful coronation ceremony was a celebration of the dedication, talent, and unity within the local football community. It highlighted the importance of nurturing young talent, promoting inclusivity, and providing the necessary infrastructure for football development. This event undoubtedly left a lasting impression and served as a source of inspiration for future generations of football enthusiasts in the region.
By: Musah Abdul-Rahim