Menroi Donates Cash and Sports Kits to Galaxy Sport AcademyKohol Shadrach Iornem
Thursday morning of August 6, 2020 was a day for new beginnings, marked by spectacle and exhibition at the football field situated with the premises of Government Model College, Makurdi which played host to a week-long trial tournament organized by Galaxy Sports Academy, founded by Mr. Austin Akpehe with many participants from all over Nigeria in attendance.
A team of six members led by Annakar Hallelujah Tor were present to witness this event on behalf of Menroi Rural Priority Foundation and lend support to Mr. Akpehe’s efforts to encourage participation in sports at the grassroots level. The team from Menroi were also treated to exhibition matches as the players on trials showcased their skills to the scouts and coaches who were out to discover new stars for the future and offer them the opportunity to be part of the exciting project going on at the Galaxy Sports Academy.
After a few exhibition matches, the Menroi team presented five leather balls, three ball pumps and the cash sum of #20,000.00 (Twenty Thousand Naira) as Menroi’s support towards the Academy and the development of the players. The team also thanked the conveners for organizing the trials which will serve as an opportunity for several youths to showcase their talents and build on their footballing careers, while also offering them a route away from crime and other social vices that is prevalent in the communities they come from.
Expressing his gratitude for the contributions made by Menroi Rural Priority Foundation to the academy, Mr. Austin Akpehe expresses his heartfelt gratitude to the team and urged the team members to keep up the good work and continue in their dedication towards rural development in the hope of one day becoming shining ambassadors of Nigeria across the globe like Dr. Kohol Shadrach Iornem and several others.
Annakar Hallelujah Tor also spoke with a cross section of the press, commending the efforts made by Mr. Austin Akpehe and his Academy and also giving a background of what Menroi is about and the strides made by the Foundation in the rural communities around.
At about 11am, the Menroi team said their goodbyes and wished the trialists success in their endeavors.
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Annakar Hallelujah Tor.