The Vodafone Unity Games have been scheduled for 8th and 11th June, 2016 as part of Stephen Appiah’s means of promoting Peace and Unity before, during, and after the 2016 Elections.
Former Black Stars captain, Stephen Appiah has called on football fans to patronize the 2016 Vodafone Unity Games, scheduled for June this year.
The games, which form part of Appiah’s strategies for promoting Peace and Unity before, during and after the 2016 General Elections would be played on June 8 in Kumasi and on June 11 in Accra.
The first match of the Vodafone Unity Games will see the former inspirational skipper lead a team of former and current international football stars against Ghana Premier League Giants, Asante Kotoko at the Baba Yara Sports Stadium before squaring off against the Black Stars in Accra three days later.
According to reports, Football icons such as William Gallas, Dwight Yorke, Patrick Kluyvert, Jay Jay Okocha, Kanu Nwankwo, Sol Campbell, George Boateng, Jermain Defoe, Simao and Emile Heskey will all play in the 2016 Vodafone Unity Games.
Speaking at a press soirée organized by Primeval Medi, the Organizers of the Vodafone Unity Games, Stephen Appiah who is the Peace Ambassador for the 2016 Election appealed to football fans to come out massively to support the historic event. According to him, some colleagues and friends from Africa and the other continents will join him to use football which is obviously the passion for this nation to clamor for peace.
Speaking further, Appiah added that he is inviting all to the two games that will be played in June at the Baba Yara Sports Stadium against Kotoko and Accra Sports Stadium against the Black Stars.
The Ghanaian International finally thanked the headline sponsor of the games for partnering in promoting peace.