Remembering Accra Stadium Disaster In 2023: Kumasi Central Mosque Joins Charity Foundations To Offer Prayers | General Sports



On the event of the twenty second anniversary of the Accra sports activities stadium catastrophe, the Kumasi central mosque hosted a prayer and donation session supported by the Might ninth Basis in addition to the Shen Yang & Shen Yuet Kids’s Coronary heart Basis in remembrance of the victims of the historic soccer catastrophe within the nation’s historical past.
The President of the Might ninth Basis who can be the previous Chairman of Kumasi Kotoko used the event to thank the chief Imam of Kumasi Sheikh Abdul Mumin Haroun and all the Muslim group of Kumasi for his or her continues assist and prayers over time for the victims of the Accra sports activities stadium catastrophe of Might ninth 2001.
Herbert Mensah expressed his happiness over a collaborative charity initiative between the Might ninth Basis and the Shen Yang & Shen Yuet Kids’s Coronary heart Basis beginning in 2023  that’s paying for the price of surgical operations of youngsters with a gap in coronary heart illness in Ghana over the subsequent 10 years.  
‘’To date surgical procedures have been executed for about ten kids with a gap in coronary heart illness. Eight of them have been profitable and two couldn’t make it. Every of the surgical procedures prices between $6000-$14000. The complete prices is roofed by the Shen Yang & Shen Yuet Kids’s Coronary heart Basis. We intend to do between 20 and 30 surgical procedures yearly for the subsequent 10 years.’’
He added, we’re altering lives, we’ve taken stress off the shoulders of many households, so this for me is a rare factor that is happening.’’
The Chinese language charity baby coronary heart basis is known as after 17-year-old Shen Yang, a hole-in-heart survivor and his brother, each sons of Chinese language investor Shen Yan Chang, the founder and chairman of the SUNDA & KEDA Worldwide Group of Firms working in Ghana.

Sheikh Abdul Mumin Haroun praised Herbert Mensah for holding a yearly observance for the victims of the Accra sports activities stadium catastrophe for 22 years and urged him to proceed the charity work of serving to the needy within the society with the assist of his enterprise associates and sponsors. The Ashanti regional chief Imam additionally took the chance to congratulate Herbert Mensah on being not too long ago elected as President of Rugby Africa, the continental governing physique of the Rugby sport in Africa.
The Might ninth stadium catastrophe occurred in 2001 on the Accra sports activities stadium throughout a soccer sport between arch rivals Accra Hearts of Oak and Kumasi Asante Kotoko soccer golf equipment. A stampede through the video games led to the deaths of over 126 soccer followers. This led to a number of households left with out breadwinners and caretakers.
Herbert Mensah who was chairman of Kumasi Asante Kotoko through the Accra stadium catastrophe in 2001 established the Might 9thFoundation initially to materially assist households of those victims. Nevertheless, over time, the muse has unfold its charity initiatives to have an effect on different needy teams in society together with flood victims, bodily challenged folks, kids requiring surgical procedures from caustic soda ingestion, and people with hole- in heart-disease.




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