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Redmond will spend three days in Ghana during which he will use sports to empower and educate children affected by poverty, conflict and diseases.

''I’ll be doing a couple of workshops and watching a few games that have been organised by the charity,'' he said.

''I’ll be in the classrooms helping out with educational stuff as well.

''Just being out there to see how the workshops are set up and what goes on, I’m thoroughly looking forward to it.''