Depay in Ghana for charity works

Author: Alexander Owiredu-Ofori
Memphis Depay in Ghana basic school uniform
Memphis Depay in Ghana basic school uniform

Olympic Lyon and Netherlands forward, Memphis Depay, has begun his charity project with the Cape Coast School for the deaf after arriving in the country.

The 25-year-old, who was born to a Ghanaian father and a Dutch mother, is in the country for the second time in less than a year since he last visited.

Last year, the Dutch international decided to spend his vacation at his father's the place of birth where he toured some tourist destinations in the country.

This year, Olympique Lyon forward decided to take his tour to Ghana to a different level by supporting in a charity work.

He was spotted in a photo wearing the uniform of basic school pupils in Ghana and interacted with some of the students.

He is in the country for a charity project. Last year, he donated some sporting equipment and an index Braille Embosser, Everest-DV5 for the production of reading materials for the visually impaired students of the Cape Coast School for the deaf and Ghana Blind Sports Association.

The Olympic Lyon forward contributed with 10 goals and 10 assists in 51 games in the just ended season, is born to born to a Ghanaian father and a Dutch mother and had lived almost all his life in Holland until recent visit to Ghana.