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"We Will Not Be Able To Leave Behind Good Legacies If We Are Not United As One People" - Ga Mantse

Updated: Jul 10, 2022


The Ga Mantse, King Tackie Teiko Tsuru II is calling on the people of the Ga State to come together as one in order to leave behind good legacies for generations yet unborn.


According to the Ga Mantse, without unity, love and respect, there can never be a better Ga State.


Speaking at the launch of the 2022 Ga Mantse Homowo Cup at the Accra International Conference Centre (AICC), he said "I want to remind us that if we don't come together to build the Ga State, we will not be able to leave a good legacy for the generations unborn"


The Ga Mantse also said "Hatred is not the way to go way. As GAs, we must remember that we are one people. We must be each other's keeper"


"Just as our fore fathers have set the pace, it is now upon us to follow the trend. We must not belittle ourselves. The Ga Mantse Cup will unite and help us take our stage as GAs, the true owners of the land" - King Tackie Tsuru II added.


He further stressed that he is optimistic that Continental Club Masters, Accra Hearts of Oak will sink city rivals, Accra Great Olympics in August.


"I am happy, we have arisen the spirit of the Ga State. We are live around the world therefore, I will blend my Ga with English Language. Tonight, I am appealing to all to join forces and let us ressurect the Ga State. We are here tonight to talk about football. I am looking forward to something unique from Accra Hearts of Oak and Accra Great Olympics. But I am confident that Hearts of Oak will win"


"We must be united, we are losing our Ga. I am resurrecting the Ga. I am doing it with Abola, Ngleshie, Otublohum, Gbese among others. Let us stand and fight for the Ga State." - King Tackie Tsuru II revealed.



On his part, President of the Ghana Football Association (GFA), Kurt Okraku lauded the Ga Mantse for such a great initiative.


He appealed to the two clubs to allow fair play to be the order of the day.


Mr. Okraku reminded the two clubs to exhibit high levels of discipline on the match day to avoid chaos among the followers.


He assured the Ga Mantse that all Covid-19 protocols will be adhered.


He charged the officials to also be fair on the match day.


The launch brought together some old players, chiefs, among others.


Gospel Musician, Joe Mettle and Board Member of Accra Hearts of Oak, Dr. Nyaho Tamakloe were among the special dignitaries.


Story by: Joshua Kwabena Smith


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