Football Peace Tournament Held In Yirol

In a peace tournament supported by USAID-VISTAS held in Yirol on Sunday, Union FC emerged as the winners of the tournament beating Ramciel 3-1.

Football Peace Tournament Held In Yirol
Ramciel fotball team pose for a photo before the tournament [Photo by Mabor Riak]

By Mabor Riak

YIROL, 12 July 2017 [Gurtong]-The Minister of Information, Culture, Youth and Sports, Hon. Abraham Majak Makur said football is the only unifying factor that needs to be effectively promoted in order to develop the talents of the young people.

“Given our current socio-political situation of our country, we need to embrace peace activities to boost our peaceful and social cohesion” said Makur.

The winning team will be travelling on invitation by VISTAS through Lakes State Football Association and will play against the wining team between Gok and Western Lakes State in Rumbek.


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