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Ghana’s foreign-based players line up charity game to raise funds

Published on: 07 June 2012

By Akyereko Frimpong-Manson

Former Ghana Under-17 Star Saddick Adams will headline a host of foreign-based players to play a charity game to raise funds for the needy on June 10. 

The 22-year-old, recognized by World magazine as one of the 50 Most Exciting Teenagers on the planet in 2007, will use the game to raise funds to support underprivileged children and needy people in support.

Almost all contingent of Ghana's 2007 U17 World Cup squad will feature in the game against majority of the 2009 U20 World Cup winning team.

Black Stars defender Jonathan Mensah, Norwegian-based Mohammed Abu, Genoa striker Richmond Boakye Yiadom, and Benfica impressive winger Ishmael Yartey will be involved in the game at the Sunyani Coronation Park.

Midfielder Afriyie Acquah, Wakaso Mubarak, Abeiku Quansah, Yaw Asante, FC Porto defender David Addy, Club Brugge target Enoch Adu Kofi and Godfred Adolf of Parma are some of the other players that will participate in the charity project.

"As players this is what we have do to give back to the society,” Adams said

“We want to help the poor and the needy in the society especially children.

“We want the fans to participate in the game and help reach out to the underprivileged in the society,”

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