Sporting activities Information of Friday, 31 Might 2019
President Akufo-Addo has assured the senior national football workforce, the Black Stars, of the unflinching assistance of authorities and the people of Ghana, ahead of their participation in the 2019 version of the Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt.
In accordance to President Akufo-Addo “it sounds virtually unbelievable when we assume its 37 years because we past received it, specifically due to the fact, from 2008 up to 2017 we hold the document of six consecutive semi-remaining appearances, which requires that we just have to have 1 more action to get around the barrier, and I believe we are heading to do it.”
The President made this acknowledged when the gamers, technological workforce and management committee members of the Black Stars called on him on Thursday, 30th May well, 2019, at Jubilee Property, to bid him farewell ahead of their last coaching tour in the United Arab Emirates and the 2019 AFCON.
Describing teamwork as “the heart of good results in football”, President Akufo-Addo informed the team that “you may well have all the authority, but if the people operating with you are not prepared to back again you up with the work and power, you will not be capable to realize success.”
He indicated additional that “helping each other to acquire the trophy, that is the teamwork that we are hunting at, you are the Black Stars of Ghana. It does not matter exactly where you appear from in this country, regardless of whether it is in Tamale or Jamestown or Kyebi, Nalerigu or anywhere. It doesn’t matter, you are the Black Stars of Ghana.”
The President, thus, urged the taking part in physique to compose their possess piece of heritage, and guarantee that their names are prepared among the wonderful names of Ghana’s footballing earlier, who introduced honour and glory to the nation.
“I am determined to deliver all the assist govt can give to sustain you, and give you the finest chance to convey the cup house,” he pressured.
He continued, “I have no question, that you are amid the best gamers on the continent and in the world. So, your slogan, the “Year of Return”, that’s the slogan of the year. This indeed is the yr of return (of the AFCON trophy).”
The group was accompanied by the Minister and officers of the Ministry of Youth and Sports, and members of the Normalisation Committee of the Ghana Football Affiliation.