A delegation from Accra Hearts of Oak on Tuesday evening paid a courtesy call to his Excellency, the President of Ghana, Nana Addo Danquah Akufo-Addo at the Jubilee House as the head of state charges Hearts of Oak to do more for Ghana football.
The visit formed part of activities marking the club’s 110 anniversary celebration which commenced on November 11, 2021.
“As part of your 110 celebration, I urge all Phobians to stand firm and support the team to defend the good image of Ghana football and as well go on to successfully defend all the titles you won last season.” Akufo-Addo stated.
“You have a big role to play in lifting high the image of Ghana football. I am proud of your achievements as a club and I hope our desire to see you bring more laurels to Ghana football will materialize”. the President said.
The delegation which was led by Hon. Vincent Sowah Odotei included madam Ivy Mills, Alhaji Imoro Briamah all representing the board, Coach Samuel Boadu, Physical trainer/Welfare officer W.O-1 Paul Tandoh, Mr. Emmanuel Quashie, Kwame Opare Addo, Fatawu Mohammed, Raddy Ovouka and Ben Mensah.
Hon. Odotei praised the President for his immense support in ensuring that there is sanity in Ghana football after the Anas expose` and added that as Hearts celebrates its 110 anniversary it was of immense importance to celebrate the club’s successes with the President as the oldest existing club in Ghana.
The President was presented with a customized Hearts of Oak replica jersey with number 77 which symbolizes the President’s age.