Sekoti Tenglebgre Football Committee starts planning this year’s gala.

Bearly three months to the celebration of the Sekoti Tenglebgre Festival, the football planning committee have started planning for this year’s gala. On Sunday, 24th July, 2022, the committee met His Royal Highness, Naba Joseph Segri Bewong and the main planning committee of the festival, Tenglebgre Festival.

The committee outlines the road map for this year’s gala, which is seeking for sponsorship, picking of forms, meeting participating communities, grouping, pearing and to start of the gala which will be in November. The number of communities has been move back to 16 after reducing it to 12 last year.The committee noticed of some errors last year which will be corrected.

Speaking to the media at his palace after the meeting, the former president of the Upper East House of Chief and paramount Chief of the Sekoti Traditional Area, His Royal Highness, Naba Joseph Segri Bewong thanked the committees and their last year tittle sponsor, Adonko Company Limited for a good work last year and entreat them to improve this year. He call on citizens of Nabdam to help develop their constituency.

The football gala was introduced as part of the Tenglebgre Festival in 1999 when His Royal Highness and his saw the football brings people together to promote peace and unity. They saw it necessary to include it in their celebration. The gala ends a day before the climax of the festival.

The festival is celebrated to thank their gods for a successful rainy season and a bamper harvest.

Source: Bawah.

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