The maiden friendly football match between Mayor 11 and Media 11 came off this afternoon at the Aliu Mahama Sports Stadium and ended successfully.
The Mayor 11 scored the only goal of the game to take the bragging rights and be crowned champions for 2022. The Mayor of Tamale, Hon Sule Salifu used the occasion to commend the gallant media practitioners for their good works over the years and further called for stronger collaboration to support the assembly in its efforts to generate substantial revenue for the development of the metropolis.
He urged the media to educate residents of Tamale, especially businessmen and women to pay their taxes for the development of Tamale. He also appealed to the media to focus on positive stories that will propel growth in the Nother Region and shy away from the negative stories that can derail the efforts of the government and its development partners.
The GJA Northern Region Chairman, Mr Yakubu Abdul Majeed for his part thanked the Mayor for the initiative and promised to score Mayor 11 come next year.