Sports News of 2014-05-08

Sports Ministry unveils World Cup Ambassadors

The Ministry of Youth and Sports has unveiled a number of musicians, actors, and veteran footballers as Ghana’s official Ambassadors for the 2014 Brazil World Cup.

They include Becca, John Dumelo, Jackie Appiah, Grace Ashy CK Akonnor, Tony Baffoe, Abedi ‘Pele’ Ayew, Kwame Ayew, Augustine Ahinful, Samuel Osei Kuffour, Tony Yeboah, Azumah Nelson and Ali Jarrah.

During the unveiling, the Minister for Youth and Sports, Elvis Afriyie Ankrah, charged the ambassadors to project the values and culture of Ghana in their numerous capacities to the world.

The ambassadors among other things are responsible for campaigning to the corporate world and the general public for support towards Ghana’s journey to world cup glory.

This includes the campaign to raise funds to enable the supporters union of Ghana to travel to Brazil in order to support the Ghana Black Stars. The ambassadors will be making a call to the public to text ‘SCORE’ to 1474 at a cost of 70 pesewas per SMS.

Source: myjoyonline
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