By Kei Emmanuel Duku
Fighting FC last weekend was crown champion of Achai Wiir peace Tournament 2020 second edition played in Gudele block six playground after winning against Ramciel FC by 2:0. Played under the theme “Achai Wiir Together for Peace” the thrilling and entertaining match shows two goals scored from each half as such Fighting FC walked away with trophy.
Miss Achai Wiir Beautify contest Queen Achol Lola a member in the organizing committee said the aim of the tournament was to unite South Sudanese through sports such as football.
“We as the youth need to actively engage ourselves, our talents, and our strengths, through sports, This can create an environment that not only unites us but we also aim to end the plague that is tribalism and discrimination in our society and this is happening through such kind of tournaments,” said Lola.
Achai Wiir peace tournament is organized annually and this year it started in July with thirty two teams taking part in the competition, Mr. James Akot a Head of the organizing committee said this year’s tournament was competitive and tied since the number of the teams rose from 16 to 32 compared to last year.
“This event is organized every year, The first season of Achai Wiir peace tournament started with 16 teams, this year the tournament was competitive that’s why we have to add the number of teams to 32” added Akot.
Achai Wiir peace tournament started last year, Cobra FC was the first team to be crown Champion of the first edition of Achai Wiir tournament.