Sol Campbell hopeful Ghanaian media will preach peace ahead of 2016 elections

Sol Campbell hopeful Ghanaian media will preach peace ahead of 2016 elections

Former Arsenal captain Sol Campbell has expressed his trust in the Ghanaian media to preach peace before, during and after the upcoming general elections in November.

Sol Campbell hopeful Ghanaian media will preach peace ahead of 2016 elections

Cambell wants media to be focused on preaching peace

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The England defender was addressing the media after the Asante Kotoko versus World XI Vodafone Unity match in Kumasi where he charged journalists to channel efforts in becoming peace ambassadors to sensitize Ghanaians ahead of the elections.

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Campbell said: “I think that is the most important reason for this game and that is why you are here. I believe you will send the message across for a peaceful election this year.

“I believe that the more you get the message out into Ghana, the better it is. Peace is all we need and that is all we preach," he added.

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The game which was live on television ended 5-1 in favour of local side, Asante Kotoko.

Sol Campbell is a three times FA Cup winner with Arsenal.

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