Touching Video of Leicester City Star Stopping By to Have a Chat With Prisoners Working in Ghana Emerges

Touching Video of Leicester City Star Stopping By to Have a Chat With Prisoners Working in Ghana Emerges

Lukman Mumuni
updated at April 12, 2023 at 8:06 PM
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  • Daniel Amartey stopped his car to have an interaction with prisoners working on the streets of Accra on Thursday
  • The Leicester City centre-back is in Ghana for holidays and will leave for England to join pre-season in the coming days
  • The Ghana defender had an extended break because of his involvement in international football in June

Leicester City defender Daniel Amartey had to stop his car and meet prisoners who were working on the streets of Accra.

The Black Stars centre-back is in Ghana enjoying an extended break following his involvement in international football.

In a heartwarming video posted on Twitter, the player stopped to interact with the prisoners who were involved in communal work.

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Ghana defender Daniel Amartey has been spotted interacting with prisoners. Credit: @LCFC @ghanafaofficial @Blaqqkoffi
Source: Twitter

Amartey's gesture appeared to have inspired the prisoners, who could be soon be out on good behaviour.

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The 27-year-old will be returning to England in a few days time to begin pre-season with the Foxes ahead of the upcoming season.

Amartey had a good campaign last season, making 40 appearances across all competitions.

He also played a pivotal role as Ghana qualified for the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar.

Ghana defender Daniel Amartey selected for Leicester City player of the season

Earlier, Sports Brief reported that Ghanaian defender Daniel Amartey has been nominated for the Leicester City player of the season award by BBC Radio Leicester's Owynn Palmer-Atkin.

The Black Stars centre-back excelled in the just ended campaign as the Foxes finished eight in the Premier League and made it to the semi-finals of the Europa Conference League, where they were kicked out by eventual champions AS Roma.

According to BBC Leicester, Amartey will compete for the award alongside forward Jamie Vardy, midfielders James Maddison and Kiernan Dewsbury-Hall.

Japanese fans excited to meet Daniel Amartey

Ghanaian duo, Daniel Amartey and Jordan Ayew, are popular figures in Japan as fans waited to get autographs from the pair.

The fans, who seem to follow the English Premier League, waited patiently after the game between Ghana and Japan to get their shirts signed by the Leicester and Crystal Palace stars.

In photos posted on Twitter, Spotted by Sports Brief, fans held shirts and placards of the duo requesting their signatures.

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Lukman Abdul Mumin is a Sports Journalist based in Accra, Ghana. He has been writing for the past five years. Lukman joined Sports Brief as an Editor for the Local Desk in 2022.