'TaMFA' Presents Grassroots Football working document to NRFA Chairman

'TaMFA' Presents Grassroots Football working document to NRFA Chairman

Tamale Metro Football Association has presented grassroots football working document to Northern regional Football Association Chairman Abu Hassan Mahama Rhyzos for Approval.


If the proposal is approved by the overseer of Football activities in the region, the competition will be named after him, dubbed 'Alhaj Abu Hassan Rhyzos Annual Festival' in recognition of his desire and love for grassroots football development in Northern Region.

Abdul Aziz Ramzi, the chairman for TaMFA in company of Exco members, Technical committee members and some members of the media committee of the Association paid a courtesy call on the NRFA chairman and presented the proposal to him at his residence in Kpalsi in the Sagnarigu Municipality on Sunday evening, 14th March 2021 after his return from Mauritania as one of the leading Black Satellites Members who led the team to clinch African U20 championship.


Presenting the grassroots working document,  the TaMFA chairman Abdul Aziz Ramzy acknowledged Alhaj Abu Hassan Rhyzos' immense contributions towards development of Football in the region as key reason for their initiative. The TaMFA boss was  Optimistic that the NRFA chairman will approve the idea when he reads through the proposal.


On his part, the Black Satellites management committee member Alhaj Abu Hassan Mahama Rhyzo commended the association for the initiative even though he has not read through the document yet, adding that he is ever ready to support the cause of football within the Tamale Metropolis, the best as he can for grassroots football growth and development.

The Sport Festival which will be one day event when approved will draw selected players in age brackets of U10 and U13 numbering about 90 and selected teams’ coaches to impart them with basic technical game through workshop.


Selected coaches will be trained on small team organizations. While selected players will be put in small sided games to learn basic football techniques as initial steps in their grassroots development.


Story by: Alhassan Mumuni Inusah