The 1965 group of Black Stars players who won the Cup of Nations were honoured by some individuals in the country at a fund-raising dinner at the Sunlodge hotel at Tesano, Accra last weekend.
Black Stars captain and Shanghai SIPG player Asamoah Gyan, presidential aspirant of the New Patriotic Party [NPP], Nana Addo Dankwah Akufo-Addo and the Despite Group of Companies led by Mr. Osei Kwame Despite made huge sum donations to support the 1965 winning team.
Asamoah Gyan made a GHS 50 000 donation to the Cup of Nations winning side.
Despite Group of Companies coughed up a whooping GHS 80 000 with Nana Akufo-Addo donating GHS 25 000 to the 1965 squad of senior national team players.
Other individuals including Kennedy Agyepong of Kenpong Travel and Tours, Mr Prosper Appiah of Prolux and a few more made donations to the team. The fundraising dinner was part of celebrations for half a century since the Black Stars won their second Cup of Nations tournament in Tunisia.
The event was also marked by a football game between Kumasi Asante Kotoko and the 1992 team that won silver.
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