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African-born WWE champion, Kofi Kingston to return home after 25 years abroad



kofi kingston to visit Ghana in 2019

The African American wrestler who became the first ever African Born WWE major title championship in Wrestlemania 35 during a fight against Daniel Bryan took to his Instagram page the love shown by his town people over his victory against the defendant, Daniel Bryan for the Raw Heavyweight Championship.

In his Video, he expressed his feelings and appreciation towards how the fans shared in his joy. However, the young talented superstar confirmed that the last time he visited Ghana his home town was in 1994 making it a whopping 25 years in 2019.

This could be an opportunity to visit his country again having seen this much love and affection from his people.

He revealed in his Instagram post captioned

“My mom sent me this video clip from the small town of Techiman in Ghana. Last Sunday, my uncle had a gathering at his house where the townspeople could watch Wrestlemania.”

“In seeing this, I am overcome with pride and joy. I’m still blown away by how many lives we touched. This video is a reminder of why we do what we do: to lift spirits and inspire others. I am so grateful to be in a position to do so.”

“Last time I was in Ghana was in 1994. I think it might be time to go back and visit…”

Gathered from celebrity buzz Ghana, Kingston was born in Kumasi on August 14, 1981, to Elizabeth and Kwasi Sarkodie-Mensah. He was christened Kofi Nahaje Sarkodie-Mensah.

He moved with his family to the United States and eventually settled in the greater Boston. Kofi had a brother, Kwame, and a sister Nana Akua, who passed away in 2015.

Below is Kingston’s Post on Instagram.


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