Agape United clinch the peace tournament trophy

Captain Agape United lifts the peace trophy (Blurry images)

By Edward Akaki

Shalom peace tournament, Kotido came to a climax yesterday 28th August, 2022 with Agape United edging their counterparts Northern Shirld by a goal to nil at the Kotido Boma grounds. A player only known as Lokong scored the deciding goal handing Agape the trophy in the inaugural edition of the peace competition.

The tournament was organized by Shalom Reconciliation ministry a non governmental organization based in Kotido district focusing on grooming the youth into peaceful living and reconciliation.

According to Godfrey Lokure, the head of outreach program at the organisation said this is the first time the tournament has been organised but added that its not the last as the second edition is planned for December.

In addition to the games, the organisation has been moving around the communities preaching the word of peace and reconciliation in the Karamoja region so as to enable the region to thrive.

MVP collects his prize

Agape United Fc collected cash prize of 200,000/= along with the trophy, 1st runner up Northern shield FC collected 100,000/= and 2nd runner up Nakapelimoru FC collecting 50,000/=, Panyangara FC won the most disciplined team and was gifted 50,000/=.

Two top scorers were Eddy from Agape United and Farah of Northern Eagles with 6 goals a piece and they collected cash prizes of 20,000/= each. Kiyonga Robert of Nakapelimoru FC was the most Valued Player of the tournament and also collected 20,000/= cash prize.

The youths, women, elders and the Karamoja community at large now turn their attention to the Karamoja Cultural Festival as another peace building factor.

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2 comments

  1. Am very happy about this tournament coz it has brought peace to kotido at large

  2. Am very happy about this tournament coz it has brought peace to kotido at large

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