Sponsors For Kuffour Testimonial To Be Unveiled

Sponsors for the testimonial match of ex-Black Stars defender, Samuel Osei Kuffour will meet on Tuesday, November 15 at a ceremony at the player�s residence at East Legon, Accra. Daniel Larbi Akowuah, a member of the organizing team told GNA Sports that sponsors of te various categories will be made public including the details of their package towards the organization of the historic match fixed for December 23 at the Baba Yara Stadium in Kumasi. He said the organizers will also inform the media on the update of preparations towards the game, which will mark the farewell of the former defender from the globular leather sport. Akowuah added that plans for the official launch of the event will also be unveiled to the media.He said the ceremony will present the media an opportunity to acquaint themselves with other issues related to the organization of the match. This will be the first time a testimonial game will be played in honour of a Ghanaian player. Kuffuor, one of the most decorated players of his generation, hanged his boots in 2008 after a career spanning almost two decades. The highlight of his career include winning the FIFA U-17 World Cup in 1991, bronze at the Barcelona 1992 Olympic Games and winning the UEFA Champions League with German side Bayern Munich in 2001. He also featured for the Ghana Black Stars between 1993 and 2006 making over half a century appearances and was part of the Ghanaian team that featured in her maiden FIFA World Cup Germany appearance in 2006.