Gold Coast (Ghana) tour of the British Isles 1951

The Gold Coast national team played against British and Irish amateur teams.
They played barefoot (without boots). Charles Kumi Gyamfi was reportedly the top-scorer
on the tour, scoring 11 out of the team's 25 goals.

14- 8 Belfast       IFA Amateur XI         5-2 Gold Coast
16- 8 Belfast       Cliftonville F&AC      5-2 Gold Coast
22- 8 Dublin        FAI Amateur XI         4-3 Gold Coast
27- 8 Newport       Lovells Athletic FC    5-3 Gold Coast
29- 8 Romford       Romford FC             2-1 Gold Coast
 1- 9 Dulwich       Isthmian League XI    10-1 Gold Coast
 4- 9 Walthamstow   Walthamstow Avenue FC  3-1 Gold Coast
 6- 9 Bromley       Athenian League XI     4-5 Gold Coast
 8- 9 Barnet        Barnet FC              3-4 Gold Coast
12- 9 Crosby        Marine AFC             6-3 Gold Coast

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Sources: The Times, The (Manchester) Guardian, FAI Yearbook & Diary 1996,

Thanks: Mark Cruickshank, Perry Menexis

Prepared and maintained by Neil Morrison for the Rec.Sport.Soccer Statistics Foundation

Author: Neil Morrison
Last updated: 2 May 2013

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