On the 6th of March 1957, Ghana gained autonomy to manage its own affairs.
Since then, the country has honoured its heroes who led the fight to attain independence for the West African country.
As part of this year’s celebration, some sporting personalities took to Twitter to show their patriotism towards their country of birth.
The head coach of the man’s senior national team, the Black Stars, Charles Kwablan Akonnor who once captained the team, tweeted a picture of himself while playing for his country, along with the flag of Ghana.
Proudly Ghanaian. Happy Independence Day to the motherland!
May God continue to make our nation great and strong. pic.twitter.com/Ji3ck3jmiI
— CK Akonnor (@akonnor_ck) March 6, 2021
Ghana’s all-time leading goal poacher, Asamoah Gyan also posted his favourite Black Stars moments to remind the country just how important he has been for us.
Happy Independence Day to everybody 🙏🙏🙏 pic.twitter.com/1UfUXd20wx
— ASAMOAH GYAN (@ASAMOAH_GYAN3) March 6, 2021
Former Black Stars captain, Stephen Appiah, also shared a word on his Twitter to mark the 64th anniversary of Ghana’s independence .
It’s a pleasure to have had the opportunity to serve our motherland!
— Stephen Appiah (@StephenAppiah) March 6, 2021
Other Ghanaian players like Abdul Baba Rahman, Vincent Atinga, Abdul Mumin among others also took to social media to show their love towards the country.
Happy Independence Day pic.twitter.com/pSUA5FRaS1
— baba abdul-rahman (@babarahmangh) March 6, 2021
God bless our homeland Ghana 🇬🇭 pic.twitter.com/g5RZ6KRE9K
— Abdul Mumin (@abdul_mumin30) March 6, 2021
Happy Independence Day 🇬🇭🇬🇭🇬🇭🇬🇭 pic.twitter.com/6eNvjP9dBY
— Vincent Atingah 21 (@Atingah21) March 6, 2021
Ghana Premier League clubs like Kumasi Asante Kotoko, Inter Allies, Dreams FC, among others also joined the social media party.
— Asante Kotoko SC (@AsanteKotoko_SC) March 6, 2021
— Dreams Football Club (@DreamsFootballC) March 6, 2021
— Ashantigold SC (@AshantiGoldSC_) March 6, 2021
God bless our homeland Ghana ⚽
— Inter Allies FC (@InterAlliesFC) March 6, 2021
European clubs like Atletico Madrid, and Swansea City wished Ghana on their 64th Independence Anniversary.
Wishing our friends in Ghana a happy Independence Day 🇬🇭
— Atlético de Madrid (@atletienglish) March 6, 2021
The Ghanaian nets twice on Ghanaian Independence Day 🤩🇬🇭 pic.twitter.com/hyHVAXAE8s
— Swansea City AFC (@SwansOfficial) March 6, 2021