George Best mural and football tournament a boost for Belfast – Lyttle

Alliance East Belfast MLA Chris Lyttle has welcomed the launch of a George Best mural and football tournament and has stated that it will be a boost for the local community. The George Best Community Cup 2010 was launched with the unveiling of a mural painted by a local artist depicting the football hero in action. The tournament will host over 30 football teams in facilities in Belfast including the grand final of the under 13 and under 17 sections at the Oval football ground.

Chris Lyttle MLA said: “I have been proud to support this tournament since its inception. It is an inspiration to see the local community using sport and the legacy of one of our most famous sporting heroes to bring diverse communities together.

“This is an excellent competition that has grown year after year and I look forward to watching some great matches of football.

“I wish all the participating teams and the organisers all the very best for a successful weekend of exciting football.”


Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *