WWE Champion Kofi Kingston returned to Ghana for the first time in 26 years last week. Kingston was born in the country but moved to the Boston area when he was younger. He was born Kofi Nahaje Sarkodie-Mensah in 1981 in the city of Kumasi.
Kofi’s trip to Ghana lasted from May 30th to June 2nd. Camera crews were present and a documentary featuring Kofi’s trip is expected to air on the WWE Network at a later date.
Kofi Kingston In Ghana
Kingston’s last match before leaving for Ghana was on the May 28th edition of Smackdown. He defeated Kevin Owens on the show. The previous week, Kingston defeated Sami Zayn on Smackdown.
As of this writing, Kingston has held the WWE Championship for 57 days. He’s defended the title successfully 4x. He went to a no-contest with Seth Rollins on the RAW after Mania, then defeated Daniel Bryan in a title match on the May 6th episode of RAW.
Kingston beat AJ Styles and Sami Zayn in a triple threat title match on the May 7th edition of Smackdown and then beat Kevin Owens at Money in the Bank.