African Soccer Stars to feature on Glo-Sponsored African Voices

This week’s  edition of African Voices Changemakers on Cable News Network (CNN) will showcase two soccer stars on the continent and reveal their professional and personal journeys. The two African midfield giants – King Gyan, a Ghanaian, and Kenyan Johanna Omolo – will feature on the Glo-sponsored 30-minute lifestyle magazine programme.


Gyan began his professional soccer training at the Ghanaian soccer academy named Right to Dream after which he relocated to the United States of America to further improve his skills on the pitch.  Today at 32 years old, he has played in the Norwegian Premier League, the Swedish Halmstads BK, among other teams including Toronto FC of Canada which he joined in 2011.


Johanna Omolo, made his professional debut for Kenya in 2011, following his first call-up to the Kenyan national team a year earlier. He represented the national team in the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations scoring a goal against Tanzania. At 32, he currently plies his trade with BB Erzurumspor in Turkey.


African Voices ChangeMakers will air on Saturday at 9.30 a.m. with repeats on Sunday at 4.30 a.m., 7.30 a.m., 12.30 p.m., 7.30 p.m. and on Monday at 4.00 a.m. while a two-part 15-minute repeat will be broadcast on Tuesday and Wednesday at 6.45 p.m.​





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