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Ahmed Barruso, ex-footballers organize football gala to support illegal Ghanaian migrants in Italy

Published on: 03 August 2020

Former Ghana International, Ahmed Barusso, together with some ex-footballers held the annual football match which is aimed at helping illegal Ghanaian migrants in Italy.

The football game which is championed by former AS Roma star Ahmed Barusso, is also supported by the Ghanaian community in Italy.

The football match is held annually to unearth talents and also raise awareness among the Ghanaian community especially those to have arrived in the country illegally.

“Every year we play a game to raise support for some our countrymen and also advise the young ones”, Ahmed Barusso told Happy FM.

“The game is between some of us who were able to come to Italy legally and the illegal Ghanaian migrants in Italy. The game is played to honour these illegal migrants who also made it to Italy and also encourage them that we are all one people”, he added.

The game played on Saturday ended in a draw with both sides sharing the spoil.

Bologna midfielder Godfred Donsah was the guest player for the game.

Below is the list of players to take part in the game

Ahmed Barusso- (AS Roma, Robur Siena, Brescia Calcio, Genoa, C.F.C, Novara Calcio, Torino F.C SS Arezzo). Kennedy Colley- (Former Liberty Professionals, Hearts of Oak) Amidu Salifu0 (Former Fiorentina, Catania, Brescia, Modena U-20) Godfred Adofo (Former Parma FC, CFR Cluj, UTA Arad)

Others Elvis Kwarteng Dede (Crociati noceto, Borgo sandonino) Adolfo Godfred Fuseni Abdul Gafaru (Real Sportive and Cittedella) Rabiu Jibril (Young Diamonds, Akwatia) Mike Yankey (Verper’s Cape Coast) Bismark- King Faisal Babies Juma Shadow (Suhum Ma Coach Fazil Rahman



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