Sulley Muntari donates to football academy in Uganda

Sulley Muntari donates to football academy in Uganda

- Muntari is currently on a UN ambassadorial tour in the central African country together with Japanese international Keisuki Honda

- Muntari as part of his visit to the country presented football boots to the academy to help develop the game in the country

Ghana and Pescara midfielder, Sulley Muntari has made a donation of boots as well as other sporting apparatuses to the Super Heroes Football Academy in Uganda.

The 32-year-old travelled to the East African country, together with former AC Milan team-mate Keisuke Honda, to embark on a United Nations (UN) project.

Sulley Muntari donates to football academy in Uganda

Sulley Muntari donates to football academy in Uganda

Muntari has, in recent times, been on a couple of UN programmes after complaining of racial abuse when his Pescara side played against Cagliari in a Serie A game last season.

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The midfielder has subsequently received support from the global organisation, with both active and ex-players also backing him in the fight against racism.

Over the weekend, Muntari accompanied Honda for a charity programme in Uganda and took the opportunity to donate some sporting items to the Super Heroes Football Academy in Kampala.

The midfielder donated a pair of boots to the academy kids, after joining them to play in a 10-minute exhibition game against local club Royal Arms, who had Honda playing on their side as well.

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Following the donation, Muntari said: "Football is about commitment. I am happy that I have been on the winning side.

"These young children have to grow up with the culture of working hard, sacrificing so many things and still, carrying on with their education.

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