Eritrean community members in South Africa and London conducted sports activities in connection with 23rd Independence Day anniversary
The Eritrean community members in South Africa and London, conducted sports activities in connection with the 23rd Independence Day anniversary.
Asmara, 22 May 2014 – The Eritrean community members in South Africa and London, conducted sports activities in connection with the 23rd Independence Day anniversary.
The nationals in South Africa organized foot ball matches involving teams of communities of Sudan, Angola and DRC through collaboration of the Eritrean Embassy in the Country.
Speaking on the occasion in which various sport fans took part, Mr. Saleh Omer, the Eritrean Ambassador to South Africa and the southern African region, gave briefings focusing on the Eritrean people’s steadfastness and dedication in the armed struggle for independence, and noted the vitality of sports activities vis-à-vis enhancing relations between communities.
The Angolan team which won the competition won the trophy and received it from the Eritrean Ambassador.
Meanwhile, a total of 32 teams took part in community at the foot ball match in London city.
In this connection, the Eritrean Ambassador to the UK, Mr. Tesfamichael Gerahtu, lauded the participation of the community members in general in the event and that of youths in particular. He further explained that youth organization has major impact in bequeathing national values.
Similar activities were also conducted in Birmingham city, during which Mr. Saleh Abdalla from the Eritrean Embassy in the UK gave briefings regarding national development activities.