In the world of football, the passion of fans knows no bounds. It’s not just about supporting your favorite team; it’s about the camaraderie, the love for the sport, and the sense of belonging to a community that shares your enthusiasm. Mahama Ali Vice, a well-known figure in the football community and the chairman of Gbewaa FC supporters, showcased the true spirit of football fandom by extending a heartwarming gesture to Karela FC.
Gbewaa FC, based in the bustling city of Yendi, has a reputation for having one of the most dedicated and passionate fan bases in the Northern football scene. Ali Vice, who has been an ardent supporter of Gbewaa FC for years, is widely recognized for his unwavering commitment to the club.
Karela FC, hailing from the beautiful coastal town of Aiyinase in the Western Region of Ghana, was bought over by the Bank roller of Steadfast FC and MP for Tamale South Constituency Hon Haruna Iddrisu last season. The team has finally moved base to Tamale and will play their home matches the Aliu Mahama Stadium.
As news of their move to Tamale, Ali Vice saw an opportunity to exemplify the values of sportsmanship and hospitality that football embodies.
Understanding the importance of hydration during training and matches, Ali Vice decided to donate 20 bags of water to Karela FC team to officially welcome them home. This gesture was not just an act of goodwill but also a symbol of the warm welcome that Gbewaa FC and its supporters had in store for their opponents.
Ali Vice expressed his hope that the water would help the team stay refreshed and energized.
Karela FC’s management and players were visibly moved by the gesture. The team’s Media Officer Say Mubarak, expressed his gratitude on behalf of team, acknowledging that such acts of sportsmanship were what made football truly beautiful. He also noted that it was the first time that a fan had extended such a warm welcome the team.
Karela FC will face Brekum Chelsea on Sunday at the Aliu Mahama Stadium in match day two of the 2023/2024 betPawa Premier League.
By: Musah Abdul-Rahim