Immediate past Deputy Secretary General of CAF, Anthony Baffoe returned home after resigning from his role at the Confederation of African Football to meet old friend and teammate Abedi Pele.
The two met at Abedi Pele’s FC Nania Park in Legon where they had some good time together, sharing some life experiences as football administrators.
Anthony Baffoe posted the legendary picture of himself and Abedi Ayew Pele, describing him as his captain and hero.
“Back in the motherland,” he posted. “Great meeting with my brother -my Captain-my teammate and my hero Mr Abedi Pele Ayew what a Great player-man and legend ..God‘s time is always the best,” he added.
Back in the motherland 🇬🇭-great meeting with my brother -my Captain-my teammate and my hero Mr Abedi Pele Ayew what a Great player-man and legend ..God‘s time is always the best 🙏🏿🙏🏿🙏🏿 pic.twitter.com/CrffxDAzrW
— Anthony Baffoe 🇬🇭🇬🇭🇬🇭 (@AnthonyBaffoe) July 9, 2021
The pair were teammates at the national team in the early 90’s and were key members of the Black Stars team that reached the final of the 1992 Africa Cup of Nations.
Unfortunately, Ghana lost to her neighbours Ivory Coast in a marathon penalty shootouts, with stand in captain Anthony Baffoe missing the last spot kick.
Abedi Pele and Anthony Baffoe also played their club football in France at a point in time, with the former leading Marseille to UEFA Champions League success in 1993 as the latter featured for FC Metz.
Tony Baffoe was match commissioner at the FIFA World Cup final in 2014 between Germany and Argentina, a game the Europeans won in Brazil to be crowned four times world champions.