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A football centre of excellence in Ghana is teaching its 93 students to aim high -- both on the pitch and in the classroom. Ghana has a rich footballing heritage studded with stars such as Marcel Desailly, the Stephen Appiah and the Boateng brothers, Kevin-Prince and Jerome.

Patience Kum strides across the training pitch of the Right to Dream academy, a football centre of excellence nestled in the Ghanaian countryside, and welcomes visitors with an assured handshake.
At Right to Dream (RtD), all 93 students, aged nine to 15, can do just that.

Ghana has a rich footballing heritage studded with stars such as Marcel Desailly, the Accra-born former Chelsea, AC Milan and France defender; former Juventus and Fenerbahce midfielder Stephen Appiah; and the Boateng brothers, Kevin-Prince and Jerome.

First Published On : Jul 15, 2016 16:43 IST

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