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Ghana ace raises funds for charity

TRIO: Atsu (centre) with Marvin Humes and Jane Witherspoon

FOOTBALLERS, CELEBRITIES and fans came together to get behind the Black Star Gala event lead by Newcastle and Ghana forward, Christian Atsu, to raise funds for the charity, Arms Around The Child.

The gala, held at the Hilton Hotel in Gateshead, raised thou- sands of pounds for orphans the charity are supporting in Ghana, South Africa and India.

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Attendees included DeAndre Yedlin and Mohammed Diame from Newcastle United, presenters Marvin Humes and Jane Witherspoon and Akosua Puni Essien, the highly respected entrepreneur and wife of Michael Essien.

There were also video messages of support from Manchester United stars, Juan Mata and Rio Ferdinand, Chelsea and Brazil defender, David Luiz, as well as the kids from one of the orphan- ages Atsu and the charity are supporting in Senya Beraku

Headlining the entertainment on the night was Ramz, who paid tribute to Atsu and the charity for their work with young people.

You can support Arms Around The Child by visiting www.armsaroundthechild.org

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