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Sports News of Thursday, 26 September 2019


Nigeria legend Kanu arrives in Ghana for Emirates Arena launch and World Heart Day

Nigeria football legend, Nwankwo Kanu (2nd left) Nigeria football legend, Nwankwo Kanu (2nd left)

Nigeria legend Nwankwo Kanu has arrived in Ghana for the grand opening of the Emirates Arena in Nima a suburb in Accra and also the World Heart Day celebrations in Ghana.

The launch is scheduled for Saturday, September 28, 2019, while the second event takes place the following day.

Kanu arrived at the Kotoka International Airport on Thursday and was met by Group CEO of Afro Arab Group Alhaji Amadu.

The former Arsenal striker will lead the team for a community health walk to the Korle-Bu Cardio Unit in the morning on the day of the launch.

The completed Emirates Arena has underground changing rooms, electronic scoreboard, a business centre, floodlights and a VVIP section.