Why Kwaku Frimpong is trending on Twitter


If you are an avid Twitter user, you should have come across “Kwaku Frimpong” among the top trends in the country today.

What do we know about Kwaku Frimpong?

To a lot of Ghanaians, Kwaku Frimpong is just an ordinary Ghanaian name which will probably be the combination of a person’s ‘birthday name’ and Frimpong which in most cases is a surname.

How did Kwaku Frimpong become popular?

Aside from Kwaku Frimpong being an ordinary name, it became a catchphrase following the release of Black Sherif’s viral ‘Second Sermon’ hit in which the name was a character.

Who is Kwaku Frimpong?

Kweku Frimpong is a Ghanaian businessman and investor who is the Chairman of the Obuasi-based Ashanti Gold Sporting Club.

Why is Kwaku Frimpong trending on Twitter?

News broke out today that the Ghana Football Association has banned some owners and managers of the Ashanti Gold SC for match fixing. It turned out the man in the middle of the scandal is the Chairman of the Ashanti Gold SC, Kwaku Frimpong.

The businessman was banned from all football related activities for 10 years and fined Gh¢ 100,000 for his involvement in a match-fixing scheme.