Tony Yeboah to captain star-studded PFAG legends in ‘Battle of the Stars’ game
Former Ghana striker Tony Yeboah will captain the Professional Footballers Association of Ghana (PFAG), legends in Sunday’s ‘Battle of the Stars’ game against a Western/Central select side at the Nduom Stadium in Elmina in the Central Region.
The ‘Battle of the Stars’ game is one of the grand schemes under ‘The Visit Ghana, #Bringbackthelove football tour’, an initiative of the Ghana Tourism Authority (GTA), the GFA and the Professional Footballers Association of Ghana (PFAG), with support from GTV Sports+, that seeks to promote domestic and international tourism through football.
Other stars to feature include former Bayern Munich and Ghana defender, Samuel Osei Kufuor, two-time World Cup hero, Richard Kingston, and UEFA Champions League winner, Ibrahim Tanko.
The rest are, former Ghana and Juventus star, Stephen Appiah, former Getafe and Ghana midfielder Derick Boateng, Yaw Preko, Abukari Damba, Felix Aboagye, Godwin Attram, Laryea Kingston, Odartey Lamptey, and Peter Ofori Quaye.
Others include former Ghana right-back John Paintsil, Godwin Ablordey, Jerry Akaminko, Thomas Duah, Afo Dodoo, Ablade Kumah, Yaw Acheampong, Godfred Aduobi, and Razak Ibrahim.
Former Black Queens captain, Adwoa Bayor, Ex midfielder Doreen Awuah, and 1999 FIFA Women’s World Cup hero, Memunatu Suleymana will also play on Sunday.
Former Accra Great Olympics and Okwahu United trainer, J. E. Sarpong would be the Coach of the side.
The GFA would use the game as a prelude to the 2020/2021 football season by setting in motion all match day COVID-19 protocols as set out by the GFA/CAF and FIFA. The Ghana Premier League would kick off on the weekend of November 14-15, 2020.