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Black Stars of Ghana

Duration:
10 minutes
First broadcast:
Thursday 17 January 2013

In the 1960s, the Ghanaian football team dominated Africa, winning tournament after tournament.

Known as the Black Stars, they were an exciting attacking force which President Kwame Nkrumah hoped would help promote African unity.

But in 1965, the Ghanaians faced an uphill struggle in the final of the Africa Cup of Nations in Tunis.

Their star striker, Osei Kofi, remembers the match for Witness.

PHOTO: Osei Kofi speaking to the BBC.

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