The opening ceremony saw a host of highly-placed personalities that graced the ceremony. Ambassador Bonne-Wurie is Special Adviser to the President at State House took the kick-off to start the tournament. The host Feredugu Community Team played to a one-all draw with Rothana FC.
The format of the competition saw sixteen communities made up of four groups of four teams. The team with the highest point per group will qualify to the quarter final followed by the best runners-up.
According to Sulaiman System Bangura an indigene of the community who serves as Chief Organizer, the tournament is to identify talents to form a football team for the Karene District.
AYV understands that this is the very first time a football competition of this nature is being organized at the Romende Community after the amalgamation that was done by Statistics Sierra Leone.