Hollywood actor of Ghanaian decent

Boris arrived in the country on Sunday with his beautiful Hollywood star actress, Nicole Ari Parker and their three kids - Sophie Tei Naaki Lee Kodjoe, Nicolas Neruda Kodjoe. Boris and Nicole tied the knot in 2005.

The actor and his family have visited several places in Accra for sightseeing.

The most prestigious awards gala on the African continent which is scheduled for the International Conference Centre will host hundreds of football stars both active and retired and other partners of the game-media and fans on Thursday in the Ghanaian capital of Accra.

Among the notable named that have been invited to grace the occasion are the Ghanaian quartet of Abedi Pele Ayew, three times winner of the African Footballer of the Year Award, Ibrahim Sunday, the first Ghanaian to be crowned king of African football, Abdul Razak, the winner of the 1978 Footballer of the Year and Sammy Osei Kuffour, two times runner-up.

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George Weah, President elect of Liberia and three times winner of the African Footballer of the Year is also expected to lit up the event with his presence.

Others are Nigerian trio, Emmanuel Amuneke, Nwankwo Kanu and Victor Ikpeba, Cameroonian and four-time winner, Samuel Eto’o Fils and compatriot Patrick Mboma, Ivorian Yaya Toure, a four-time winner and countryman Didier Drogba, El Hadji Diouf of Senegaland Ryad Mahrez- the last winner of the award.

The rest are Mustapha Hadji of Morocco, Malian Frederic Kanoute, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang of Gabon and Togolese Emmanuel Adebayor.

Meanwhile, Egyptian Mohamed Salah, Gabon’s Aubameyang and Sadio Mane of Senegal are the contenders for the prestigious African Player of the Year whilst the trio of Asisat Oshoala (Nigeria), Chrestina Kgatlana (South Africa) and Gabrielle Aboudi Onguene (Cameroon) battle it out for the Women’s Player of the Year.