North American Oromo Sports Tournament 2012 Completed

Urjii | July 9, 2012

The 2012 Sports tournament of Oromos in North America, that has been taking place in Toronto, Canada from June 30 to July 7, 2012, was colourfully completed this evening with the final match and battle over trophy between Oromia 11 Stars and Ten Thousand Lakes; Oromia 11 Stars winning the trophy with 4 to 1 victory over Ten Thousand Lakes.

The tournament attracted about eight teams from North America, Canada and the USA; and over twenty matches were carried out among those teams. There were also different socio-cultural events and public gathering accompanying the tournament, among which the Golden Jubilee of the formation of Afran Qallu, (the first Oromo arts and cultural band), the launching of which also marked the beginning of Oromo cultural and political movements.

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