Historic match shows how Black Stars held Real Madrid to a 3:3 draw at Accra Sports Stadium in 1962

Historic match shows how Black Stars held Real Madrid to a 3:3 draw at Accra Sports Stadium in 1962

- 58 years ago Ghana made history when the Black Stars held Read Madrid to a 3:3 draw at the Accra Sports Stadium

- Real Madrid was the finest European club side at the time, having won the European Champions Cup on five consecutive occasions

- After the match, Santiago Bernabéu, who was the president of Real Madrid, pinned his club's badge on the chest of Kwame Nkrumah

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In 1962, a historic event that would remain iconic throughout the history of sports in Ghana was made when the Black Stars of Ghana played against Real Madrid.

The match took place at the Accra Sports Stadium, which was formerly named the Ohene Gyan Sports Stadium, and ended with a scoreline of 3:3.

A report by Ghanaianmuseum.com sighted by YEN.com.gh indicates that after the sterling performance of the Ghana national team against the Spanish giants, Santiago Bernabéu honoured Dr Kwame Nkrumah, Ghana's president at the time.

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In a throwback photo, Santiago, who was the president of Real Madrid, was sighted pinning his club's badge on the chest of Kwame Nkrumah.

The Real Madrid team starred the likes of Ferenc Puskás and Alfredo Di Stéfano and landed in front of 30,000 spectators on Sunday, August 19, 1962.

At the time, Real Madrid was the finest European club side having won the European Champions Cup on five consecutive occasions. They were the runner-up in 1962 prior to their trip to Ghana.

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Historic match shows how Black Stars held Real Madrid to a 3:3 draw at Accra Sports Stadium in 1962

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