Sunday 25 February 2018
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Stephen Appiah parades world stars to preach peace

Football is his passion and peace his mission, and come June this year, football Stars from all over the world will gather in Ghana at the behest of Former Black Star Captain Stephen Appiah.
They are coming to play and preach peace to Ghanaians at time the country prepares toward the Country’s general Presidential and Parliamentary elections come November.
Oganisers say scores of football stars invited to participate in the event, have confirmed their participation in the grand soccer gala, geared towards ensuring peaceful elections in the country come November.
Among the famous footballers, who have confirmed their participation for the two games are Sol Campbell, George Boateng, Jermaine Defoe, Patrick Kluivert, Clerence Seedorf and Emille Heskey.
Others are Floyd Hasslebank, Edgar Davids, Simao Sabrosso, Nunu Gomez, JJ Okocha, Nwakwo Kanu and Kalilu Fadiga, top notch football stars contacted for the event.
The Peace Match concept muted by Stephen Tornado Appiah, and organised by Primeval Media, is the way Former Inspirational Black Star Skipper choses to give back to the Society.
The Director of Communications for Primeval Media, Jeffrey Asare, has said the world stars would arrive in the country on June 6 and travel to Kumasi the following day to pay a courtesy call on the Asantehene, Otumfuo Osei Tutu II.
On June 8, Stephen Appiah is expected to lead the world stars to play their first match against Kumasi Asante Kotoko in a friendly game at the Baba Yara stadium.
The world stars would also lock horns with the Blacks Stars in Accra on June 11,
He said the world stars would travel back to Accra on June 9 after facing Kotoko at the Baba Yara Stadium in Kumasi a day earlier, to prepare for the crunch encounter with the Black Stars on June 11.
Aside the football games, he disclosed that, Stephen Appiah would be touring the ten regions of the country to preach peace, especially to the youth, so that the upcoming polls would be an incident-free affair.
Jeffrey Asare said Stephen Appiah is embarking on this patriotic mission as a way of giving back to society for what the country had done for him via football, urging soccer fans to patronize the upcoming games.
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