Popular Ghanaian music band, Kentos Band, in collaboration with the Ministry of Youth and Sports, has launched the official anthem ‘Osey’ for the Black Stars of Ghana in the bid to win the much-coveted World Cup Trophy.
The launch, which was held at the Sky Bar 25, Villagio Vista, Accra, was attended by some former Black Star players – including John Paintsil, Sulley Muntari, John Mensah, Stephen Appiah, Derek Boateng, Laryea Kingston, Joseph Paintsil, John Mensah, the Minister for Youth and Sports, Mustafa Yussif; Media Mogul, Bola Ray William Asare, South Africa High Commissioner to Ghana, Grace Janet Mason, and host of renowned personalities.
The ‘Osey’ creative composition was beautifully arranged by the Kentos Band to cheer to Stars on to victory. The song comes out with a simple and catchy melody that will remain on the lips of Ghanaians as they cheer on the Black Stars at the World Cup.
The song, accepted by the Sports Ministry as the official song for the Black Stars during the entire tournament, is to drum up support for the Stars ahead of the games in Qatar, which commence on November 20.
The Kentos Live Band, known for its electrifying live performances, reveals that this project allowed them to explore much more and contribute to a national course.
The song, which comes with a colourful and captivating video that features legendary former Black Stars players like Asamoah Cyan, Laryea Kingston, John Paintsil, and Derrick Boateng, is sponsored by Torrid Global Limited.
According to the band, the support from Torrid Global Limited reflects the organisation’s commitment to corporate social activities which contribute to national unity and patriotism.
“As an oil marketing company operating in Ghana, this was a great opportunity for the company to support a worthy social course. Equally, the contribution of the former Black Stars players is a strong factor in reiterating the purpose of the project, which is aimed at supporting the team they used to play for,” the band said.
The Kentos Band believes that ‘Osey’ would indeed be the sound with which fans cheer the stars in this World Cup season. With the uniqueness of the composition. Osey will catch on quickly with fans across the country. The band also wishes the Stars the very best in the tournament and hopes that this will be the season they bring the trophy home.