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Sports - October 30, 2020

Ghana’s Arthur Kwame Wharton celebrated as first black professional footballer

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On Wednesday, October 28, after the British celebrated the world’s first black professional football player Arthur Kwame Wharton, Ghana became a world-famous country, and the country’s status was best nurtured .

Arthur Kwame Wharton’s celebrations and praise appeared in the form of exquisite murals and were unveiled in Darlington, the first club he played for.

In addition to being an excellent football player, Arthur Wharton is also a record-breaking sprinter.

Available records indicate that the Wharton School was born in Ghana in 1865 and then moved to the UK.

Yesterday his recognition and celebration were seen as a victory for the residents of Darlington, who remembered such great talent for his extraordinary achievements. The campaign to make Wharton immortal began with the 12-year campaign of Darlington resident Sean Campbell.

Shaun Campbell, the chief candidate who led the celebrations of the Crusades to Wharton, finally completed the mission of commemorating Wharton’s life, because this pioneering athlete mural was unveiled on the side of the Darlington Building It was named “Arthur Wharton Foundation”.

 

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