Sissala East MP to fix Tumu Sports Stadium


The member of Parliament for Sissala East Constituency, Hon Amidu Chinnia Issahaku has indicated the need to improve on the nature of sports infrastructure in the Upper West Region especially the Tumu sport stadium.

He made the statement when he was watching a match between Tumu Real 24 Hours FC and Tamale Steadfast FC in the MTN FA Cup at the Wa Park last Sunday.

Real 24 Hours FC was forced to choose the Wa Sports Stadium as the venue for the match due to the deplorable nature of the Tumu Sports Stadium.

The match lived to the billing after the Tumu side stunned Steadfast FC to open the scoring few minutes after the blast of the whistle.

The presence of the former deputy Upper West Regional Minister, the euphoria was enormous and the Tumu outfit were on the ascendency with a goal to cap a well executed opening half.

The division one side showed their superiority after the recess to overcome the looming danger with two well taken goals to Mark a perfect afternoon.

Speaking after the game, the deputy Minister for Sanitation and Water Resources lamented over the lack of a befitting pitch in Tumu to host such a game.

He pledged to lead the charge in fixing the Tumu Sports Stadium to host matches of such magnitude as well as promote sporting activities in the Tumu enclave.

“I was in the Wa sports stadium today to watch a match between Real 24 hours from Tumu and Steadfast FC of Tamale. The match ended 2: 1 in favour of Steadfast FC. This brings to fore the need to fix the Tumu Sports Stadium and I will lead the charge to fix it. Next time we must play our home match in Tumu.” the minister opined on Facebook.

Real 24 Hours is a third tier club based in Tumu, the Sissala East capital in the Upper West Region.

After reaching round 64 of the FA cup, the club looked more prepared ahead of the regional division two league.

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