As one of her initiatives to harness football talents and promote sports in Kpando Constituency and its environs, the Member of Parliament for the Constituency, Hon. Della Sowah in partnership with John Paintsil Football Academy organized a week long football competition among her constituents.
And through this initiative, over 40 highly hardworking and talented young future stars have been scouted for the various football academies owned by the former Ghana Black Stars players.
The Grand Finale took place at Kpando Sports Stadium between the Former Black Stars team members and Akpini Stars on the 21st of May, 2021. This included John Paintsil, whose stylish way of playing was displayed to the admiration of all. The matches were very entertaining and rejuvenating and have awakened the love for football in the Kpondo constituency.
The MP, Hon. Della Sowah in her closing remarks assured the good people of Kpando that the Astro Turf Football pitch she lobbied for will soon be constructed and put to efficient use. According to her, sports infrastructure is not independent from sports development. Hence, the need for them to do all that they can to construct more sports facilities in the constituency so that great talents of the indigenes will not be wasted.
Among the cheering spectators at the Grand Finale were the MP for Ho West and Chairman of Volta MPs Caucus, Hon. Emmanuel Kwasi Bedzrah, Afadjato South MP, Hon. Angela Alorwu-Tay, Hon. James Gunu, Volta Regional Secretary, Madam Hajia Taheru, Zongo Caucus Coordinator, Angelo Norkplim Agbodzie, Deputy Regional Youth Organizer, Miss Evelyn Gaglozu, Deputy Regional Treasurer. And some Constituency executives from Kpando Constituency led by Comrade Nelson Deh, Constituency Youth Organizer were also present.