#TodayInHistory : Nelson Mandela meets the Black Stars!

5 years ago today, the late Nelson Mandela was introduced to members of the  Black Stars, coach and technical team at his house in Houghton,Johannesburg,South Africa. South Africa winning...
Ghanaian midfielder Andre Ayew greets former president Nelson Mandela at his home in HoughtonDebbie Yazbek/Nelson Mandela Foundation

5 years ago today, the late Nelson Mandela was introduced to members of the  Black Stars, coach and technical team at his house in Houghton,Johannesburg,South Africa.

South Africa winning the right to host the World Cup in 2010 was largely made possible  by Mandela’s influence. He wished the team well before their match against Uruguay which they unfortunately lost in penalty shoot out.

The Black Stars enjoyed the support of not only Ghanaans at the soccer festival but Africans around the world for their sterling performances.

Ghanaian striker Kevin Prince Boateng greets former president nelson Mandela at his Houghton residence

Ghanaian striker Kevin Prince Boateng greets former president nelson Mandela at his Houghton residence

 

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