Satellites to play Starlets in May 9th anniversary

8 years ago

The male national U-20 and U-17 teams will play in a friendly on Wednesday to commemorate the 11th anniversary of the May 9th stadium disaster that struck Ghana football.

A Ghana Football Association statement says, the match between the Black Satellites and Black Starlets will kick off at 3:00pm at the Accra Sports Stadium.

Every year since the tragic incident in 2001, the football family gathers at the site of the scene, the Accra Sports Stadium, to pay their respects to the 126 people who died in the Ghanaian capital, Accra.

Ghana recorded Africa's worst football tragedy 126 football fans were crushed to death after a stampede broke out in one of the stands at the stadium after a league game between rivals, Accra Hearts of Oak and Asante Kotoko.