The much heralded testimonialof Ghana international and former captain of the Black Stars, Stephen ‘Tornado’ Appiah, happened successfully at the Accra Sports Stadium on Saturday.

The match which was between the Stephen Appiah XI and the Black Stars of Ghana ended  2-2 with Appiah scoring the first goal through a well taken free-kick, an action that meant he ends his footballing career with a goal on his final day.

Below: The man of the moment makes his entry..

Below: The sign of victory and a career well played…

Below: Ex-president Rawlings gives Appiah acknowledgement while President Mahama and ex-President Kufuor look on.

Below: Attendance was more than decent.

Below: Christian Colluci, Appiah's former teammate

Below: Richard Kingson. He got injured soon after kickoff.

Below: Sammy Osei Kuffuor


Below: Stephen Appiah, wife and kids.

Below: Appiah kisses the Accra Stadium turf. He's got some great memories on it.

Below: Honour roll – Hearts of Oak

Honour roll: Fenerbahce

Honour roll: Udinese

Honour roll: All Ghana's national teams

Honour roll: Juventus

Below: Nigerian actor Ramsey Noah (centre)

Below President Mahama

Below: Appiah introducing both sets of players to President Mahama…

Below: …who does the ceremonial kickoff.

Below: Rear view of Black Stars XI.

Below: Black Stars XI bench. Left: Baba Armando. 

Below: Godwin Attram, Sulley Muntari and Christian Colluci

Below: Obligatory group shot of players and VIPs

Below: Agyemang Badu (captain of Black Stars XI) moving away from John Pantsil.

Below: Samuel Eto'o of Appiah XI bearing down on Daniel Amartey of Black Stars XI 

Below: Samuel Eto'o.

Below: Trademark dummy from the Tornado.

Below: Appiah again

Below: Agyemang-Badu's airborne!

Below: Adebayor in full flight

Below: Asamoah Gyan scored after he came on.

Below: Stephen Appiah and Samuel Eto'o

Below: Stephen Baidoo and Samuel Eto'o

Below: Appiah and Adebayor

Below: Time for the boogie: Adebayor, joins Gasmilla (right)

Below: Afriyie Acquah and Asamoah Gyan

Below: Donation at half-time – a bcycle made entirely from bamboo. Dr Omane Boamah, British High Commissioner Jon Benjamin assist Appiah.

Below: Stephen Appiah in a post-match interview flanked by Yaw Ampofo-Ankrah (left) and Kwabena Yeboah (right)

Below: Joy FM's DJ Black was the man for the music.

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