TaMFA Launches Juvenile Football Ahead of League Next Week
Tamale Metro Football Association has launched its juvenile football ahead of the start of the juvenile league next week. This follows a crunch Exco meeting held on Saturday.
The launch took place at the Metro Football Association’s head office in Tamale on Sunday Morning May 9 2021. The juvenile league which comprises of U13, U15, and U17 is scheduled to kick start on May 15 2021, with clubs only battling for supremacy and championship in the U17 category.
The maiden annual 'Wakaso challenge Cup' which hitherto has been launched by the association will also commence on May 19 2021 for the U15 category. The competition is billed for action on mid-week only (Wednesdays and Thursdays)
In addition, there shall be a knock out competition in place for clubs, and they are expected to pay an amount of GH¢25.00 as officiating fee on each match day.
In the league competition, the U17 will play games within 90 minutes whilst the U13, U15 play within 70 and 80 minutes respectively.
About 26 registered juvenile clubs in the TaMFA will participate in this year's league and Wakaso annual challenge cup.
Ahead of the start of the league, the Technical Committee of the Association has put the clubs into groupings.
Group A: comprised of United Babies, Great Eagles, Prato FC, Young Kotoko, Soccer Missionaries, Bitting Mancity, Shooting Starlets, Zaachi XI, Bright Future, Kukuo FC, Young Brazil, Peace, Gamaama FC.
Group B: Great Heroes, Trinity FC, Young Goldfields, Vitting FC, Hearts Babies, Northern SC, AC Milan, Little Stars, UN Rangers, Super Standfast, CFC, Republicans, Liberty Babies.
Below are the opening fixtures of the Tamale Metro Juvenile league
Saturday Morning, May 15th 2021
1. Great Eagles Vs Vitting Man City
2. Gamaama Vs Kukuo
3. Prato Vs Peace Fc
Saturday Afternoon, May 15th 2021
4. United Babies Young Kotoko
5. Bright Future Vs Soccer Missionaries
6. Shooting Starlets Vs Zaachi Xi
Standby: Young Brazil
Sunday Morning, 16th May 2021
1. Standfast Vs CFC
2. Republicans Vs Northern SC
3. Little Stars Vs Trinity
Sunday Afternoon, 16th May 2021
4. Liberty Babies Vs UN Rangers
5. Young Goldfield Vs AC Milan
6. Hearts Babies Vs Vitting Fc
Standby: Great Heroes
The juvenile football launch chaired by the chairman for TaMFA Abdul Aziz Ramzi brought together Exco members, technical and media committee members and representatives of the various clubs under the Metro Football Association.
Story by: Alhassan Mumuni Inusah