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HRF Team Ghana

1 Leave a comment on verse 1 0 Human Relief All Stars
Took a short hop to Tamale
After a long haul flight to Accra
To the aroma of the Kukuo bakery

2 Leave a comment on verse 2 0 First stop is Kpaling
An encounter so very brief
Honoured by the locals
We met the village chief

3 Leave a comment on verse 3 0 The women came out in force
Their happiness was rife
We joined them at gushing wells
Yes, water really is life

4 Leave a comment on verse 4 1 But football was the main force
Behold the beautiful game
We were awestruck by such talent
Back home it’s no way the same

5 Leave a comment on verse 5 0 I yelled, “Over here Marcus!”
Circled by a group of three
Was really hailing our photo wizard
Kids thought ‘mark us’, was my plea

6 Leave a comment on verse 6 0 Football in Bamvom and Moglaa
Pro touch coaching in Nanton Zuo
Matchday in Tolon
Game time in Agona Asafo

7 Leave a comment on verse 7 0 Shaikhs Muhammad, Ali, Adam
Richard, Nizar, Waseem
Abdal, Hannan, Abu, Shaheed
Haruna, Marcus, Emdad, Kassim,

8 Leave a comment on verse 8 0 They welcomed us Akwaaba
Our friends faces shine with gleam
We bid goodbye to Ghana
Nante yie proclaim the team

9 Leave a comment on verse 9 0 number7
© emdad Rahman

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Notes

A gift to the people of Ghana…

We had a memorable week in Ghana coaching kids. The memories will last forever.

Source: http://footballpoets.org/poems/hrf-team-ghana/