The first edition of a charity football gala dubbed GH Celebrity Soccer featuring some of the nation’s finest celebs kicks off this morning at Lizzy’s Sports Complex, East Legon, Accra.
The event, organised by Black Avenue Entertainment and sponsored by LiveWire Events and YFM, is to raise funds to support the Obstetrics and Gynaecology Department of the Korle Bu Teaching Hospital.
According to the organisers, the competing teams will be vying for the various trophies at stake. They include the Overall Winners’ Cup, Goal King Cup and the 4Syte TV Player of the Tournament Cup.
Participating teams are Samini’s Highgrade Family Team, D-Black’s BAM United, R2Bees Nation, Shatta Wale’s Shatta Movement and Castro’s Baby Jet United.
The rest are Tinny’s Bardman Family, Davido’s HKN Gang, YFM All Stars, E.L’s BBNZ Live Team and 4Syte TV AllStars.
In the group stages, Group A will see D-Black’s BAM United face- off with E.L’s BBnZ while in Group B, Shatta Movement will battle it out with YFM All Stars.
In Group C, Castro’s Baby Jet United will take on Samini’s Highgrade Family with R2Bees Nation playing against Tinny’s Bardman Family in Group D. It will be Nigeria’s Davido and his HKN Gang vrs 4Syte TV AllStars in Group E. Kick off is at 11 a.m and final match is at 5pm.