The Secretary General of the Tuy province Bassidiki Ouattara proceeded on Wednesday October 25, 2023 in Houndé, to the launch of the 9th edition of the inter-service maracana tournament commonly called the upper cup. commissioner. In the opening match, the Avion Gold team defeated the FDS/Tuy team by a score of 3 goals to 0.
The inter-service maracana tournament commonly known as the High Commissioner’s Cup resumed service on Wednesday October 25, 2023 in Houndé.
The official kick-off was given by the Secretary General of the Tuy Province (SGP), Bassidiki Ouattara representing the High Commissioner Issiaka Segda.
The opening match pitted the teams of Avion Gold and FDS/Tuy against each other. Played in two 20-minute sessions, this match ended in victory for the mining explorers with a clear score of 3 goals to 0.
The 3 goals scored were scored in the second phase of play in the 28th, 35th and 39th minutes respectively by bibs no. 12, no. 10 and no. 11.
Nine teams from the public, parapublic and private services of the province are in the running for the trophy of this 9th edition.
These are the teams of FDS/Tuy, DPEPS, DPPNEF, HGO, Avion Gold, Health, ONEA/Houndé, SOFITEX/Houndé and the High Commission/Houndé.
They are divided into three groups and only the best two teams from each group will qualify for the quarter-finals.
According to SGP Bassidiki Ouattara, this sporting activity is an opportunity to promote and magnify the workers of Tuy and strengthen the spirit of cohesion within them and with the rest of the population. He thanked the directors and heads of services of the province as well as the heads of parapublic and private establishments who allowed their staff to participate in this tournament. Mr. Ouattara thus invited the different teams to play with combativeness while remaining fair play during confrontations.
Source: Burkina Information Agency