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10.10.2008 Football News

Osu Traditional Council to honour FIFA Referee Wellington

By GNA

The Osu Traditional Council is to organise a playing cards match between Osu and Ga Mashie at the Kikiriki Restaurant at Osu in Accra on Sunday, October 12.

The match being organized as part of activities to honour FIFA Referee Joseph Wellington, a native of Osu who has been appointed CAF Instructor for West Africa.

Nana Nkosua Mingle, Communications Director of the Osu Traditional Council, who announced this in Accra on Friday, said the one-day event which is under the auspices of Nii Okwei Kinka Dowuona, Osu Mantse would be sponsored by Nadiac Ventures.

He said some of the players expected to feature for Osu include Saka Gargo, Akuffo Ayi Wood and Akwasi Mazola while Nii Ayi Adongo, Sir Klorkwei and George Ayitey would represent Ga Mashie.

Dignitaries expected to grace the occasion include Mr Vincent Odotei Sowah, Chief Executive Officer of Accra Hearts of Oak, Mr Abraham Hammond, a businessman and Mr Addotey Azigi, Assemblyman for Osu Kinkanwe.

A football gala would be played next week as part of the activities to be climaxed with a thanksgiving service on Sunday, October 19.

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