The 6th edition of the 2021 Sheikh Nuhu Sharabutu Ramadan cup has been successfully launched today at the Accra Sports Stadium.
The event which is organized yearly is to honour his Eminence, the national Chief Imam of Ghana, Sheikh Osman Nuhu Sharubutu and to foster peace and unity among muslim communities in the country.
This year’s event promises fireworks as it comes a few weeks after Shaikh Sharubutu’s 102nd birth.
The fact that the games will be held at the newly constructed FADAMA Astroturf, speaks volumes of how grand it will be.
24 Zongo communities have been billed to partake in this edition which has been scheduled for Saturday, 15th and Sunday, 16th May, 2021 at the Fadama Astro Turf park.
The official Draw for the event was also held which would see Sabon Zongo take on Cow lane in the match 1, Nsawam Zongo and Ashaiman will play in the match 2, Hohoe Zongo and Darkuma will also play in match 3.
The match 4 will see Alajoe Zongo and Suhum Zongo play, Oda Zongo will also welcome Tunga Zongo in the match 5, Madina and Accra Newtown will lock horns in match 6.
Kasoa and Tema Zongo, Koforidua Zongo and Shukura will play in match 7 and 8 respectively.
Abeka and Ashaley Botwey in match 9, Anyaa Zongo will play the hub of all Zongo’s, Nima in match 10.
Match 11 will see Mamobi and Nungua with Fadama also playing Tudu in match 12.
Sports Minister, Honourable Mustapha Ussif said at the launch.
“For the past six years this even has been able to bring together the youth annually.
“And I want to commend the organizers of this programme.
“Community sports is very important because it does bring people together and promotes peace.
“It is for this reason the Ministry of Sports is fully in support and promotion of such community based competition.” Hon Mustapha Ussif said at the launch of the gala.