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03.06.2004 Football News

Stephen Appiah donates to Osu Children's Home

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Accra, June 3, GNA - Stephen Appiah, skipper of the senior national team, Black Stars on Thursday presented items worth nine million cedis to the Osu Children's Home in Accra.

The donation formed part of the player's social contribution to the needy.

Presenting the items, Appiah expressed his gratitude for the opportunity given him by the Home to make his widows might towards the upkeep of the less fortunate in society.

Among the items presented were bags of rice and sugar, cooking oil, soft drinks, sachet water, cowbell milk, oats and two million cedis cash.

Skipper Appiah said the donation would not be the last but the beginning of a long lasting relationship with the Home that would blossom into something bigger in the near future.

The Stars skipper was optimistic that even though the items would not solve all the problems of the Home but it would go in a long way to alleviate some of their immediate needs.

Mrs Helena Obeng Asamoah, Manageress of the Home received the items and thanked the skipper for remembering the less fortunate in the society.

She said it is important for all to pull their resources together to help in the upkeep of the less fortunate who are expected to grow up to be the future leaders of the country.

Mrs Asamoah was hopeful that the gesture would not be a one off thing but rather the beginning of long lasting relationship between them for the benefit of the children.

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