Abedi Ayew Pele, Harry Zakkour, Stephen Appiah and other people in the football will be in attendance at the Azumah Nelson fight night on Saturday.

The former Black Stars skipper and Harry Zakkour are among the several high-profile personalities who have been invited for the 60th anniversary celebration of the legendary Professor Azumah Nelson.

A bout has been lined up at the Bukom Boxing Arena to celebrate the birthday of Azumah Nelson, who turned 60 on Thursday.

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Rafael Mensah (31-0, 23 KOs) will challenge Machado (19-0, 16 KOs) for the latter’s WBA World super featherweight at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Las Vegas.

Ghana’s Rafael Mensah met his Saturday’s opponent Alberto Machado from the Puerto Rico for the first time in a press conference on Thursday.

A number of high-profile personalities including Ghana President Nana Akufo-Addo, vice-president Mahamudu Bawumia as well as former Presidents Jerry John Rawlings and John Mahama are expected to grace the occasion.