Ghanaian-born Arthur Wharton’s granddaughter honoured by English FA

Sheila Leeson with the plaque. Photo Credit: BBC

Sheila Leeson, the granddaughter of Ghanaian-born Arthur Wharton has been honoured by the English Football Association (FA).

The granddaughter of the first Ghanaian footballer to play in the English Premiership was given the honour before the commencement of the Ghana-England game at Wembley on Tuesday March 29, 2011.

Ms Leeson received a plaque depicting her grandfather Arthur Wharton.

By Ekow Quandzie

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