The highly anticipated FIFA World Cup Trophy Tour by Coca Cola made its stop at the Air Force in Accra on Monday from Morocco.
The arrival in the capital is the 42nd stop out of 89 countries to receive the trophy. This tour will go down history as the largest and longest tour ever.
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The magnificent trophy was welcome by the minister of Youth and Sports Hon. Elvis Afriyie Ankrah and Ghana FA president Kwesi Nyantakyi.
Accompanying the trophy were representatives of FIFA Pekka Martensson and other football administrators and also on board was Multimedia Sports presenter Kofi Asare Braako who won an incentive package by the renowned beverage Coca Cola to fly him to Morocco to experience the tour.
The Trophy also visited the Lizzy’s Sports Complex in East Legon where a group of school children were playing a gala match.
The Trophy will also be received by the President of the republic of Ghana, His Excellency John Dramani Mahama at an exclusive Gala dinner on Monday evening.
The Trophy will be exposed to the public at the Accra International Conference Center and this will give consumers a once in a life time opportunity to take pictures with the real trophy.
The event comes on the occasion of qualification of the Black Stars to the 2014 World Cup in Brazil following its win over Egypt last Saturday on a 7-3 aggregate.
Ghana have qualified alongside Nigeria, Algeria, Ivory Coast, Cameroon to represent Africa as a continent.