Credit goes to County Commissioner of Tonj South for availing stable security to participants and general public to ensure successful ending of this exercise. TOCH appreciates the entire community of Tonj South for great hospitality in hosting such a large gathering with adequate protection and care. We acknowledge Warrap State’s government and our peace partners including CTP and UNMISS-Civil Affairs Division for always standing ready in supporting peacebuilding activities in the State. Congratulations to organizing committee, players, referees, coaches, health workers, security team and general public for the great achievement of this event. For the last one (01) week, the Tournament became a major topic for Media favorite. Warrap State Peace Tournament took more than a week from 03rd to 10th-June-2021.
Warrap State Peace Tournament successfully ended in Tonj South County today on 10th-June-2021. Theme: “To Promote Peaceful Coexistence in Warrap State”. The Tournament was organized by Warrap State Football Association in collaboration with Ministries of Youth & Sports and that of Peace Building. There was total of 16 football, volleyball and basketball teams and 265 direct participants competing for more than a week since June 03, 2021. The participating Counties includes, Tonj South, Twic, Gogrial West, Tonj North, Gogrial East and Tonj East respectively. More than 20,000 fans have been attending different matches on daily basis.
The end results: Tonj North County won two () trophies, football and volleyball for boys and girls. While, Gogrial West County won one () trophy, basketball team for boys. The Event was funded by TOCH South Sudan (through CTP) and direct support from Warrap State Governor’s Office and UNMISS-Civil Affairs Division to promote peaceful coexistence throughout the State.