Obuasi East MP Gives Facelift To Adansiman Football Park

The Member of Parliament for the Obuasi East constituency Dr Patrick Boakye Yiadom has commissioned the refurbished Adansiman football park at Akaporiso in the Obuasi East District.
This is the second football park the MP has successfully commissioned since he joined Parliament in 2017. Dr. Boakye in 2021 commissioned the Boete football park
Obuasi is known across the country for producing talented footballers, some of whom have gone on to represent the nation at different levels.
Notable among these are John Mensah (Former Captain of the Black Stars), Jonathan Mensah, Shaibu Yakubu, Mubarak Wakaso, Daniel Opare, Kofi Amoako, and Abdul Issah Rahman.
It is however worthy to note aside it famed Obuasi Len Clay Sports Stadium built by the Ashanti Goldfields Corporation in the early 90s, Obuasi cannot boast of any sports facilities where young footballers can hone their talent.
This has prompted the Member of Parliament to intervene by constructing two major football parks in Obuasi East District.


Explaining the rationale behind the provision of football park for the people of Akaporiso, Dr. Patrick said as a medical doctor, he has been an advocate for healthy living and good health. He said as the MP for the area he has made it a point to develop community based football pitches into modern standards to promote sporting activities in his constituency.
Hon Boakye Yiadom again further alluded to the fact that to be able to develop talents mostly hinges of the availability of good facilities hence his resolve to make sure that the quality of football pitches in the Obuasi East constituency is enhanced.
” As a strong advocate for colts football, I am optimistic that this pitch will boost the sports at the juvenile level and help in unearthing more talents for the country”.
He revealed that plans are far advanced to construct Astroturf at Pompora also in the Obuasi East District.
Nana Bosompim Kitikyie Apenteng ll Krontihene of Dompoase commended the Member of Parliament for his developmental agenda. He particularly lauded him for his commitment to promote sports in the district.
He said the Adansiman park had been abandoned and in a very deplorable state.
Whiles praising the Mp, Nana Bosompim Kitikyie Apenteng II also appealed to him to turn his attention to the ‘Abusco’ road which has become almost unmotorable drawing criticisms from most road users.
He pledged to lead the maintenance of the facility to enable it stand the test of time.
The District Chief Executive for Obuasi East District, Faustina Amissah also talked about the benefits of the facility to the District. She said the district was on the right track in terms of infrastructural facilities adding that the Adansiman football park will encourage more people to develop interest in sports.

Report By: (FELICIA MANU)
DISTRICT INFORMATION OFFICER