Amidu Chinnia Issahaku, Member of Parliament for Sissala East Constituency said youth development was essential and was part of his agenda for constituency residents.
He said this to Tumu when he presented seven sets of jerseys, soccer balls and a cash sum of GH500.00 to second division football clubs in Sissala East constituency currently participating in the division league. of them.
“As a young man, I am very interested in making sure that I develop the young people in my constituency and football being one of the areas that young people are interested in, I have decided to support the teams that have qualified for the division two with jerseys, soccer balls and some 500.00 GH? each to the teams, ”said the MP.
Mr Issahaku has often said that club owners have complained about the lack of support from executives and businessmen in promoting football in the Sissala region and that the situation has put an end to the dreams of the talented footballers of the region.
He explained that Tumu had been one of the places that produced some of the best football talent in the region, but its promotion was very poor.
“I want to make sure that there is a paradigm shift from this support to local teams,” said the deputy, who is also the deputy minister of water and sanitation.
He called on the different clubs to build on each other’s strength by supporting each other and sharing their expertise
“If we want our football to travel far, we have to love each other, there shouldn’t be too much rivalry between you knowing that you can’t all qualify for the next leg at the same time. We must be ready to support any team that has the opportunity to qualify, ”Issahaku urged the clubs.
The teams included: Liverpool United FC, Real 24 Hours SC; Tumu Royal FC formerly of Happy Stars, Kpunjinang FC; Welembelle Eleven killers, Kowie Eva Stars and Kong Danger Stars.
Mr. Liman Fuseini, owner of Real 24hours football club in Tumu, applauded the MP for his kind gesture and called for more support from other business entities in the municipality and beyond.