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Nkrumah and football: how Ghana’s top players ended up in North America

The history of African players moving to Europe has been well documented including on this website but there is also plenty of African talents who have moved to the United States. Lecturer and researcher Ernest Yeboah Acheampong discovered plenty on the relationship between Ghanaian and American football and the role that Ghana’s first president and Pan-Africanist, Kwame Nkrumah, played in forging this connection. Click the link below to read a fascinating piece from Acheampong on how the United States became a destination of choice for Ghanaian players.