2 July, 2012

Anas Gani, Mohammed Alala Sylla, Jawhari Baba-Duah,Abu Imoro and Hanan Giwa before kick off





History was made today when the chiefs and people of Tamale exited the Tamale sports stadium with a strong message for peace before, during and after the 2012 general elections, subsequent to a peace campaign organized by Tamale Utrecht, PFAG and LUKEDERM consult that can best be described as GARGANTUAN.

Former Black stars players Stephen ‘Tonado’ Appiah and Mohammed Gargo who captained the two sides in the peace match were joined by their colleagues to canvass for peace at the packed Tamale sports stadium after the two had read two inspiring peace messages.

Gargo IX that starred Black Stars defender John Boye, Wakaso Mubarak, Laryea Kingston and others lost 3-1 to Appiah IX that played excellent football with Yaw Preko, Augustine Ahinful, former Black  Queens goalkeeper Memunatu Alhassan among others.

Augustine Ahinful and Coach Muazz Choo




The stars entertained the packed stadium including the Northern regional minister, Hon. Moses Mabenga , the Dakpema and the Gulkpe Naa with goalkeeper Abukari Damba recounting memories of his playing time with Real Tamale United at the post with excellent saves.

Earlier Tamale Utrecht U-13 side beat Northern region Airtel U-15 team 3-0 whilst Retired players beat Division one select side 6-3 after the former were considered for three goals for each goal scored.

the oldies




The retired players starred former RTU kingpins, Kwame Danger, Abu Imoro, Bobby Abdul Rahman, Fusein Billa and Tanko Jetumah whilst the division one select side played a team from RTU, Guan United and Tamale Utrecht.

The soccer legends departed for Accra immediately after match and have since arrived on a chartered Starbow flight.