Amputee footballers on the field
The Ghana Amputee Football Federation (GAFF) will launch a number of programmes to ensure Ghana’s successful participation in the Amputee World Cup.
President of GAFF, Mr. Francis Adjetey Sowah, will set the ball rolling on Monday June 18, 2012 at the La Bawaleshie Park for the biennial event to be held in Russia from October 6 to 15, 2012.
The ceremony will also be used to launch the official song for the national team, the Black Challenge, for the tournament and the occasion will be graced by popular musicians like King Ayisoba, Antwi ne Antwi and Nana Ampofo. Amputee Football Ambassadors will also be unveiled at the ceremony.
Some renowned international football stars like Emmanuel Adebayor, Stephen Appiah, Prince Tagoe, among others will be present to formally launch Ghana’s 2012 World Cup campaign and fund raising activities.
The Black Challenge will play an exhibition curtain raiser match prior to a special Monday Stars game between Godwin Attram XI and Monday Stars XI.
The Monday Stars match will feature the current and former international stars like Godwin Attram, Emmanuel Adebayor, John Mensah, Stephen Appiah, Laryea Kingston, Awuley Quaye Jnr, Rahim Ayew, Prince Tagoe, Kwame Ayew, Augustine Arhinful, Mark Edusei, among others.