PPP WINS PEACE TROPHY
Irbad Ibrahim presenting the trophy to Patrick Armah, captain of the team
The Progressive People’s Party emerged as champions of the National Peace Football Gala organized in December last year by Real Plan Foundation for political parties.
The PPP progressed from the preliminary stage of the competition by way of technical knockout (NDP were qualified) to beat tournament favourites NDC 1 – 0 in a fiercely contested semi - final match to qualify for the final.
PPP beat CPP 4 – 3 on penalties in the final match after a goalless draw to win the trophy.
Speaking after the presentation of the trophy, captain of PPP, Patrick Armah, thanked God Almighty for helping them win the trophy and congratulated his team mates and the coach for their commitment and diligence.
Chairman of the PPP, Nii Allotey Brew Hammond congratulated the team and advised the youth to be ambassadors of peace and entreated Ghanaians to avoid any conduct that will be detrimental to Ghana’s peace.
A presentation ceremony will be organized to officially present the trophy to Dr. Ndoum.
The competition which was under the theme “PEACE AND TRANQUILITY” was contested by Seven political parties namely PPP, NPP, NDC, CPP, GFP, APC, and PNC.