Iconic ex-German captain Lothar Matthäus to join Startimes Bundesliga

Accra, Dec. 4, GNA – Lothar Mathaus – World Cup winning captain of Germany will from December 15 to 18, visit Ghana, as part of the Bundesliga Experience in Ghana.

The initiative, which is in partnership with StarTimes Ghana, would see Germany’s most capped footballer take part in a three-day visit, where he would share his football experience with Ghanaians, embark on many activities with football fans and meet key stakeholders from Ghanaian football.

A statement from StarTimes Ghana said during his trip, he would encourage young talented football players and coaches at the Bundesliga Football School, which would also be held in Accra.

The Bundesliga Football School, which is targeted at developing and promoting young talents, would take place in Accra from 14-18 December. 

It is a partnership project between Deutsche Fußball Liga (DFL) and StarTimes, the official broadcaster of the German Bundesliga in all Sub-Saharan Africa.

Matthäus would also attend a Bundesliga VIP match viewing party with dignitaries and football fans.

This event would give guests the opportunity to win exclusive prizes whilst also creating unforgettable memories with other former Ghanaian players from the Bundesliga.

In addition to this, the seven-time Bundesliga winner, European champion, a FIFA World Player of the Year and a World Cup winner would take to the studios of Max TV in Accra to analyze the live action from Match Day 16 of the Bundesliga.

Mrs. Akorfa Banson, Head of marketing for StarTimes Ghana, said: "We are very excited to welcome Lothar Matthäus, a global footballing legend, to Ghana. This will provide a fantastic opportunity for fans to physically experience the Bundesliga. They will get to enjoy ‘Football As It’s Meant To Be’ through these unique events and activities with one of the league’s greatest ever stars, who, over the years, provided so much excitement through his tantalizing skill and passion for the game.

"As the Bundesliga's official broadcaster in Ghana, StarTimes will continue to offer the best matches from the league and give Ghanaians much more to cherish this festive season."

“We would continue to improve our brand, offer more value to our customers and contribute our quota to the growth of Ghana Football.”


Source: GNA Story (
Published: 2019-12-04 18:42:25
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