- Danny Welbeck has donated to the people Nkawiepanin, the hometown of his mother in Ghana
- The items which included food and sanitary items worth £10,000 come amid the COVID-19 outbreak
- Ghanaian-born England international Welbeck's donation was presented on his behalf by his aunt
Ex-Manchester United and Arsenal star Danny Welbeck has made a kind donation to the people of Nkawiepanin in the Atwima Nwabiagya Municipality of the Ashanti region, Ghana.
Welbeck who now plays for Watford donated food and sanitary items worth £10,000 to residents in the area amid the coronavirus outbreak.
The items, according to Yen.com.gh who cited Pulse.com.gh, were presented by Welbeck's aunt, Charlotte Adwoa Tumutuom.
“Danny has been very concerned about how his people would survive these trying times; though he has never lived here, he has a great affection for the people of Ghana, so he felt it prudent to offer some help in the very small way that he can to support the government’s efforts in these times,” Madam Tumutuom reportedly said.
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Welbeck in a video call with a section of the residents advised them “to joins hands to fight and defeat COVID-19 together, by behaving in ways that would help stop the spread.”
Born to Ghanaians parents, Danny Welbeck opted to play for the English national team instead of the Black Stars. Ironically, he made his debut against Ghana in a 1-1 draw in March 2011.
Danny Welbeck's donation comes at a time Ghana has recorded over 400 cases of the novel Coronavirus disease.
The situation has led to the extension of the partial lockdown in the Greater Accra and Kumasi areas.
Atwima Nwabiagya happens to be one of the places under lockdown.
Earlier, Legit.ng reported that Sadio Mane has been a loyal son to his homeland in Senegal to the core despite acquiring all his wealth in Europe.
The Liverpool striker has reportedly donated €45,000 in Senegal to help fight the deadly Coronavirus ravaging the whole world.
It is not the first time Mane has been generous to the people of his country, the Senegal international has also built hospitals and schools to help develop his village.
Mane has been in an impeccable form in the past two seasons for the Reds helping them win the Champions League last season.
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