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The much awaited Airtel Rising Stars tournament kicked-off on Wednesday 5th July 2012 at the Brima Attouga Mini Stadium, Ross Road, Freetown.
Speaking to a battery of journalists and people present, Corporate Affairs Manager, June Rose Johnson said this year’s tournament will be a bigger and better one than the previous one. June Rose Johnson maintained further by encouraging various teams to continue by keeping-up with their impressive records.
Talking on this issue, Brands and Communications Manager, Mustapha Katta, said Airtel has signed a new contract with Arsenal in a bid to help boost the National U-17 team. Mustapha also maintain that the tournament is progressing steadily and that Airtel focuses on developing football in the country. He went further to assure all and sundry that the tournament will turn-out to be very exciting.
Representative of the Sport Ministry, Aiah Dickson Brima compliments the effort of Airtel for having helping the Sierra Leone’s Football Association (SLFA) and youth football in the country. He advised all the teams to observe “fair play” rule as the watch word for football.
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