The Ghana Rugby Football Union hosted an U15 Boys 7s tournament at the Sakasaka Community park, Tamale.
These tournaments are being held in all the zones of the Union (GARA, CENTWEST and NRRA).
Covid 19 not only frustrated business and schools around the globe but also affected all sporting activities.
GIR (Getting into Rugby) is the basis for growth and the aim is to introduce a GIR championship that will help develop players for the future.
Four (4) boys teams represented from the various communities namely;
Names of teams;
1.Sakasaka Community Boys
2.Moshie Zongo Community Boys.
3.Kanvile Community Boys.
4.Kalpohin Community Boys.
Ghana Rugby understands that Covid is real and has tested more than 400 times in the past 12 months. Instructions have also been given to observe all the Covid 19 protocols by observing social distancing, washing our hands, taking the vitamins (C, Zinc) to boost immunity.
The President of Northern Region Rugby Association Ms. Inusah Rafatu keen to see the development and expansion of rugby across the northern zone and has been working with the development officer Ephraim Adjei to develop rugby in Tamale.
It’s exciting to see the boys playing rugby with passion representing their communities with all their heart and strength she said
The match official for the tournament ware Mr Ephraim Adjei, Abdul Basit Adu and Hudu Musah both practising coaching and refereeing. At the of the day, Sakasaka Community Boys won in the boy’s competition and St. Francis with the girls.
The event according to the President and Board Chairman of Ghana Rugby was supported by Africa Rugby and Society Generale Bank.
Rafatu Inusah who was responsible for the event commended the coaches, development officers and volunteers in their efforts to bring the boys from their various communities to participate in this tournament (Ephraim Adjei,Abdul Basit Adu and Musah).
Mr. Mensah confirmed that GIR tournaments are planned for the foreseeable future and urged the principle organizers of these Tournament events Ms. Inusah Rafatu (Educator and Northern Region Rugby President and Zone 1 coordinator) and Mr Steve Noi (National Coordinator) to expand the programme.
(Educator/ Women’s Representative)
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