Check out the Hero’s Welcome Reigning WWE Champion Kofi Kingston Received On Arrival In Ghana — PHOTOS + VIDEOS

2 min


61789448_2442008305830271_8740844774820413440_n

Earlier today, Thursday, May 30th 2019, current WWE Champion Kofi Kingston made his long-awaited and much-hyped return to his motherland.

Kofi Kingston received a hero’s welcome at the airport with some family members and officials of the ‘Year of Return’ committee on hand.

Born Kofi Sarkodie-Mensah, the 37-year-old WWE Champion is back in Ghana for the first time since he left as a child. He became a professional wrestler on the WWE brand and became world champion earlier this year at Wrestlemania.

He is slated to meet with the President, Nana Akufo-Addo and the Asantehene, Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, during his stay. He would also pay a visit to his hometowns in Ejisu and Atwima Techiman.

A WWE film crew are with him to film every aspect of his journey.

Kofi arrived earlier today for his visit and received a hero’s welcome. He was welcomed at the Kotoka International Airport by Officials of the Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture, members of the Year of Return Steering Committee, family and friends including his Mother and younger brother.

Kofi is the first Ghanaian and first African born wrestler to hold a world title in the WWE.

61647485_2442008132496955_7673218842515996672_n 61328092_2442008485830253_1410829802490822656_n 61246862_2442007875830314_6174519081505390592_n

Source: GhanaCelebrities.Com


Nii Smiley Byte
Nii Smiley Byte (Godwin Okine) is the Managing Editor of GhanaCelebrities.Com and a fixer for foreign journalists travelling to Ghana for work. Nii has three strong passions in life -- football, blogging and music -- in that order. His motto is that 'you can do everything you set your mind to', stolen without regret from the greatest rapper the world has ever seen, Eminem. For writing or fixing gigs, contact [email protected]