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#YearofReturn: Former NBA player, Pops Mensah-Bonsu arrives in Ghana

Pops Mensah-Bonsu

Pops Mensah-Bonsu

Former NBA player and now General manager for NBA Washington Wizards G-League side Capital City Gogo, Pops Mensah Bonsu has arrived in Ghana to mark the “Year of Return”.

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He’s not the only one visiting, American Television star, Steve Harvey and his family have being in the country for the past two days to mark the “Year of Return” as well.

As part of Pops Mensah-Bonsu’s visit, he will be conducting a free Basketball Camp for young people between the ages of 12-18.

The camp is set to place at the ICGC Basketball Court (Abossey Okai) in Accra, Ghana from the 18-19th August at the following times:


Sunday 18th Aug – 1:30pm – 5pm
Monday 19th Aug – 9am – 4:30pm

The “Year of Return, Ghana 2019” is a major landmark spiritual and birth-right journey inviting the Global African family, home and abroad, to mark 400 years of the arrival of the first enslaved Africans in Jamestown, Virginia.

See video of his arrival below:

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Guess who is in town to do something great for Ghanaian youth! @popsmbonsu Former NBA player and currently the General Manager for NBA Washington Wizards G-League side Capital City Gogo. He is conducting a FREE Basketball Camp for young people ages 12-18!! Come learn how to develop your athletic skills and learn the value of teammwork. The camp will take place at the ICGC Basketball Court (Abossey Okai) in Accra, Ghana from the 18-19th August. Sunday 18th Aug – 1:30pm – 5pm Monday 19th Aug – 9am – 4:30pm FREE for youth ages 12-18! #yearofreturn #Accra #Ghana #letsgoghana #travelnoire #sports #basketball #camp #sportscamp #basketballcamp #athlete #skills #pops #popsmensahbonsu #nbaafrica #africa #diaspora

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Zeinatu Issahaku

Zeinatu Erebong Issahaku is a freelance journalist and blogger. She holds a degree in B.A Communication Studies( Journalism) from the Ghana Institute of Journalism.

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