The HN Sarpei Foundation has once again put its best foot forward to put smiles on faces of some school children in Jamestown, a suburb of Accra, Ghana.
This was through its 2022 'Football Gala and Summer Donation' organized on Friday, June 10, 2022 at the Ghana National Fire Service Training School Park.
The exercise saw hundreds of learners from four schools in the community converge to engage in healthy football rivalry as part of the HN Sarpei Foundation's mission and vision to empower through education and football.
HN Sarpei Foundation distributed thousands of free branded exercise books plus hundreds of English and Ghanaian language [Ga] literacy books, stationery, jerseys and other football gears from Ingolstadt and Puma to participating schools.
Founder of the HN Sarpei Foundation, Hans Nunoo Sarpei whose gesture brought joy to the under-privileged students said, "I am pleased to have done this for the children."
Hans Nunoo Sarpei who hails from Adedeinkpo-Jamestown hopes to use the Foundation to reach many more lives, improve education and football given the predicaments faced by children of school-going age and change the negative narrative of the youth in his native community.
Key personalities gracing the occasion included Mr Helge Sander, [Deputy German Ambassador to Ghana] and Nii Lante Vanderpuye [Former Sports Minister, Ranking Member on Sports Committee in Parliament and Member of Parliament for Odododiodio].
Other dignitaries present - Anthony Baffoe, [Sports legend and General Secretary of the Professional Footballers Association of Ghana (PFAG)], Reginald Asante (Reggae), [Former coach of Liberty Professionals], family, friends and several well-wishers.
Participating schools in the football tournament were Adedeinkpo 1&2 Primary School, Wisdom Preparatory School, Independence Avenue 2 Primary and Private Odartey Primary School.
Both the boys’ and girls' competition were won by Wisdom Preparatory School after they triumphed over Adedeinkpo 1 & 2 Primary School 5-1 and 4-3 on penalties in the finals of the two categories respectively.
The coveted trophy was presented to winning schools with the top players receiving Puma-branded boots.