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Stephen Appiah announces Moro Ojomo as Eagles’ final pick in 2023 NFL Draft

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Former Ghanaian football star Stephen Appiah had the privilege of announcing the Philadelphia Eagles’ final pick in the 2023 NFL Draft. The announcement took place at the Eagles’ NFL Draft Day Viewing event at the Bridgeview Hotel in Akosombo, Ghana. Despite the rain, Appiah revealed that the Eagles had chosen Moro Ojomo, a defensive tackle from the Texas Longhorns, with the No. 249 overall pick.

Moro Ojomo’s impressive career began at Katy High School in the Houston area before he went on to become a contributor for the Longhorns. Ojomo, who was born in Nigeria and moved to the United States at the age of seven, will now join the Eagles’ defence in the NFL.

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The announcement of the Eagles’ final pick was beamed from Ghana to NFL draft viewers across the world, highlighting the global appeal of the sport. It was a moment of pride for both Appiah and Ojomo, who have both achieved great success in their respective sports.

The selection of Ojomo by the Eagles marks their final pick in the draft. The team is hopeful that he will make a positive impact on their defence and help them achieve success in the upcoming season.

For the most part, the event was a celebration of the global appeal of the NFL and the passion of fans in Ghana. Dancehall star Stonebwoy performed some songs from his new project titled 5th Dimension for the fans in attendance, adding to the excitement of the event.

The announcement of Ojomo’s selection by the Eagles is yet another indication of the growing interest in American football in Ghana and across the world. As more and more players from different countries make their mark in the NFL, the sport continues to become a truly global phenomenon.

Source: 3 news

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