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Kwadwo Asamoah appointed as UN Ambassador to fight discrimination against refugees in Italy.

Black Stars and Inter Milan enterprising midfielder, Kwadwo Asamoah has been appointed by the United Nation High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) as ambassador to help fight against discrimination on refugees in Italy.

The former Liberty Professionals has been in the Italian Serie A for a very long time having emerged as one of the African footballers to have spent more than a decade in the country.

The 30 year old Ghanaian since leaving Swiss side Bellinzona in 2008 has spent the rest of his entire career in Italy where he’s played for FC Torino, Udinese Calcio, Juventus and now Inter Milan.

During his 12 year spell in Italy, Kwadwo Asamoah, 31, has won eight Serie A titles, four Coppa Italia and three Supercoppa titles. With the Ghana national team, since making his senior debut in 2009, he has featured in over 70 games for the country.

The main reason behind his appointment is that, Kwadwo Asamoah is expected to use his popularity to fight and help eradicate the high level of discrimination the refugees are facing in Italy. He’s expected to also help mobilize funds to help the homeless get a place to settle and also help to enroll the young once in school to acquire high level of education.

“Proud to support UNHCR Italy. DONATE NOW to 45588. With only 2 euros we can guarantee a month of school to a child fleeing the war.” Kwadwo Asamoah wrote this on social media.

The six time Serie A winner just made a return from an injury he sustained in October last year in a league game against Brescia.

By: Iddriss Abdul Rahim

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