Message of support from Nelson Mandela to the Ghanian football team before the quarter finals match at the FIFA 2010 World Cup

2 July 2010

Mr Kwesi Nyantakyi
President of the Ghana Football Association
Protea Hotel

On the historic occasion of the first FIFA World Cup to be hosted in Africa, it is a great pleasure to see that Ghana has reached the quarter finals. We join everybody on the continent and in the diaspora in wishing you success in the tournament going forward.

Yours sincerely

NR Mandela

Source: Nelson Mandela Foundation