Chelsea acknowledges church in Ghana which celebrated its league success with a thanksgiving service…
Reigning English Premier League winners Chelsea FC have acknowledged its fans in Accra, Ghana for celebrating its league success with a church service.
Living Streams Ministries organised a thanksgiving service to celebrate Chelsea FC as masters of the English Premier League for the 2016/17 season. It was all about the Blues on June 4, 2017, as Rev Dr Ebenezer Markwei hosted the service in celebration of the Stamford Bridge title.
Chelsea Acknowledges Church in Ghana
The joyful noise of these die-hard Ghanaian fans got to the hearing of the English side who have now acknowledged them. Chelsea FC in an elated post expressed its profound gratitude for the massive support it enjoys in Ghana. The club also noted that the support it enjoys in Ghana can be attributed to Ghana internationals whose impact in the club can never be over emphasised.
According to Chelsea FC, Research from both Google and Twitter in recent years has revealed west-London’s finest to be the most popular club in Ghana and, indeed, across most of West Africa.
Portions of a post on the club’s official website read:
The Living Streams International Church in Accra on Sunday held a big church service to celebrate Chelsea’s 2016/17 English Premier League title success. Supervised by one of Ghana’s famous preacher-men, Pastor Azigiza, and hosted by Rev. Dr Ebenezer Markwei (an Arsenal fan), members dressed in their Chelsea jerseys with a cake also to celebrate the success
Indeed Chelsea garners a crusade of the fan base in Ghana over they years. The exploits of former Chelsea stars Michael Essien and Marcel Desailly, have drawn a huge following for Chelsea in the country.
Living Streams Church Celebrates Chelsea Victory
It was indeed a ‘blue day’ as the excited fans of the Premier League winners dressed in their Chelsea jerseys in the spirit of celebrations of the victory. [See all the photos here]
Chelsea supporters had Reverend Azigiza of the Living Streams International Church, to thank for the massive turn out. The man of God who heavily publicised the event across the country made invitations to so many people including non-fans of the club. He also urged the club’s faithful to report to church in their respective jerseys.
Giving his sermon, Rev. Markwei explained the motive behind the Thanksgiving which was to emphasise the need for unity and oneness despite club rivalries.
Chelsea’s Premier League Victory
Chelsea won the Premier League with two games to spare after a late goal by Michy Batshuayi secured the title with a 1-0 win over West Brom.
The team’s coach Antonio Conte celebrated at the Hawthorns after having a bucket of water poured over him and being sprayed with champagne following confirmation of the club’s victory.