In a statement issued in Accra Mr Herbert Mensah, President of the Ghana Rugby Football Union (GRFU), expressed his condolences to the families and friends of the June 3rd, 2015 flood victims.
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Officials and players of rugby in the country under the umbrella of the Ghana Rugby Football Union (GRFU) have donated blood to support victims of the twin disaster which occurred on June 3.
The Blood Bank team arrived at my premises and set up professionally to collect blood donated by theGhana Rugby Players.
Friday 9th of May 2014 marked the 13th anniversary of one of the world’s worst tragic stadium disasters in history where 126 young football supporters lost their lives needlessly during a football match between Accra Hearts of Oak (Hearts of Oak) and Kumasi Asante Kotoko (Kotoko) at the Accra Sports Stadium.
Former Asante Kotoko Chief Executive and businessman, Herbert Mensah, is urging corporate Ghana to look to sports for investment because it offers real business opportunities.
“If as a nation, we understand that the majority of us are more powerful than the few who move around in the corridors of higher power, then we can make those same people more accountable for their actions, then we can ensure that this sort of thing never happens”.
Wednesday May 9th 2001
I will never ever forget this day. I still wake up at night and early in the morning and remember the afternoon rain, the match itself, the linesman’s flag, the poor officiating, the tear gas, the images of people jumping from great heights to escape the tear gas, the confusion and the stampede the injured and the dead, the club colours draped on the dead, the living and the hope.
ACCRA, Ghana – Up to 125 people have been killed and hundreds injured in a stampede at a football stadium in Ghana. Ghana Television journalist Francisca Ashietey-Odunton told CNN that the tragedy happened at the end of a match in Accra between premier league rivals.