Leeds United fans praised after sending kits to 'Ghana Whites'

A Leeds United community has been praised after sending kits more than 5,000 miles to the 'Ghana Whites'.

Friday, 16th October 2020, 10:54 am
Updated Friday, 16th October 2020, 10:58 am

Leeds United 1919 is a Facebook group with more than 22,000 members who all love Leeds United.

Frederick Berchie shared the delight of the Ghana Whites in the group after they were sent 10 kits by supporters.

The Ghana Whites are a group of 25 ranging in ages from two years old to 50.

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Frederick told the Yorkshire Evening Post their love of Leeds United began after Tony Yeboah's famous stint with the Whites.

Anthony Yeboah is a Ghanaian former professional footballer who played as a striker.

He is considered one of the most prominent and prolific goal scorers in Ghanaian history and scored 25 goals for Leeds United between 1995 and 1997.

The group watch all of Leeds United's matches together.

Ghana Leeds United supporters

A member of Leeds United away also sent kits to the supporters.

Frederick told the YEP that Jack Harrison is his favourite player.

He said: "Tony Yeboah made me support this great Whites family.

"We watch the matches together.

Ghana Leeds United supporters

"Our friends send us the kits.

"About ten members have the kits.

"Frederick Pearson from Leeds 1919 and Harry Shillito from Leeds united away group both sent them."

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