Presidential support: President Kuffour to attend Appiah’s testimonial match

Former Ghana President, John Agyekum Kuffour has accepted Stephen Appiah’s invitation to attend his testimonial match on June 27.

Stephen Appiah, 34, announced his decision to hang his boots from the beautiful game of football early this year and launched testimonial match to say good bye to all and sundry the game.

Galaxy of stars across the globe are expected to grace the match, and ex-president Kuffour has also accepted invitation to be around.

“Leadership is leadership and that is what I detected in you (Stephen Appiah) way back,” the ex-NPP leader said at the invitational dinner.

“I saw how you were able to hold the team you led together even before the Berlin, Hannover World Cup series (in 2006).

“Anytime you took your position on the pitch, I saw how everybody fell into place that’s why I always call you maestro; that is what you are and will be there always backing you.”

The testimonial match will be played at the Accra Sports Stadium on June 27.

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