Newly crowned WWE Champion Kofi Kingston posted a video clip on Instagram Sunday that his mom sent him with fans from the small village of Techiman in Ghana celebrating his win over Daniel Bryan at WrestleMania 35 to capture his first WWE Championship.
Kingston is the first African born WWE Champion in history. As a singles wrestler he has also held the Intercontinental and United States Championships.
You can check out Kofi’s Instagram post below:
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My mom sent me this video clip from the small town of Techiman in Ghana. Last Sunday, my uncle had a gathering at his house where the townspeople could watch Wrestlemania. • In seeing this, I am overcome with pride and joy. I’m still blown away by how many lives we touched. This video is a reminder of why we do what we do: to lift spirits and inspire others. I am so grateful to be in a position to do so. • Last time I was in Ghana was in 1994. I think it might be time to go back and visit… • #wrestlemania #wwe #ghana #sankofa #yearofthereturn #inspire