Popular African actor Van Vicker began a maiden soccer gala for under 13 kids in and around Spintex community in Accra at Spintex Batsonaa TMA park.
The celebrated movie actor, brand Ambassador and philanthropist established his foundation in 2009 and decided to hold a football gala this year as part of his aims to discover talents.
According to him, the likes of Ofori Quaye, Stephen Appiah, Thomas Partey, Christian Atsu, Mubarak Wakaso started their career right from moments like this during their teenage.
“My son, Joseph Fiifi Van Vicker II was a participant his team, Sky Orange United (team A) won the soccer gala”, he told Attractivemustapha.com.
The game was conducted such that teams played 4 aside. 20 minutes running time per game.
With game fixtures as follows;
Group stage 1
Group stage 2
Finals (1st, 2nd & 3rd plc)
1. Sky Orange United A
2. Sky Orange United B
3. Sparrows FC
4. Elite FC
5. Old Gold FC
6. Elevate FC
8. Young Chelsea
Winners and coaches were rewarded with trophies, medals, drinks, biscuits and toffees as prices.
All participants also received drinks, biscuits and toffees.
Some guests and spectators were fed at the end of the gala.
Van Vicker expressed joy for the success of the event and said he hopes to access corporate support and raise the stakes to enable an increase in the number of participants.