FIFA goes back in time to Ghana’s dominant years in AFCON to celebrate Black Stars legend Osei Kofi


Black Stars legend, Osei Kofi, now Rev. Osei Kofi has been celebrated by FIFA in a post on social media.

One of FIFA’s social media handles on Twitter, FIFA Museum in a post today, Tuesday, February 14, has put the spotlight on the dribbling wizard who was almost unplayable in his prime.

In the post, FIFA recounts how Osei Kofi starred for Ghana during the 1960s to help the Black Stars to win back-to-back Africa Cup of Nations titles.

“Ghana was a force to be reckoned with in the 1960’s, winning back-to-back AFCONs Part of the team was the “Wizard Dribbler” Osei Kofi who played an important role in the 1965 tournament as the joint top goalscorer.

“Osei Kofi spent his whole career at Asante Kotoko SC in his home country Ghana, after turning down a move to Europe in his prime,” the post on the FIFA Museum page said on Tuesday.