Pastor Azigiza's thanksgiving service for Chelsea FC acknowledged by club

Pastor Azigiza's thanksgiving service for Chelsea FC acknowledged by club

- Chelsea FC, has acknowledged its fans in Accra for celebrating its league success with a church service

- Chelsea won its fifth Premier League title in the just ended season

A thanksgiving service organised by the Living Streams International Church to celebrate Chelsea FC's title win has been acknowledged by the club.

The English giants have a strong fan base in Ghana, however, last Sunday marked a special moment for all Blues fans as a service was held to celebrate the club's win of the 2016/17 league trophy.

Pastor Azigiza's thanksgiving service for Chelsea FC acknowledged by club

Chelsea were champions of the EPL 2016/17 season

The head pastor of the Living Streams International Church, Reverend Azigiza - who is known to be a staunch Chelsea supporter- dedicated last Sunday's service to the Blues, urging the club's faithful to report to church in their respective jerseys.

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The service seems to have reached Chelsea FC, and the club acknowledged the gestures by the church.

Portions of a post on the club's official website read: "The Living Streams International Church in Accra on Sunday held a big church service to celebrate Chelsea’s 2016/17 English Premier League title success. Supervised by one of Ghana’s famous preacher-men, Pastor Azigiza, and hosted by Rev. Dr Ebenezer Markwei (an Arsenal fan), members dressed in their Chelsea jerseys with a cake also to celebrate the success."

The club went ahead to attribute its popularity in Ghana and West Africa at large to the influence of former Black Stars

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"Much of that stems from the success of Essien, arguably his country’s finest footballer, as he enjoyed a trophy-laden stay at Stamford Bridge between 2005 and 2014, including becoming a Champions League winner."

Chelsea won their sixth Premier League title after finishing the campaign with nine points clear.

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Source: Yen.com.gh

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