Sports Information of Saturday, 1 June 2019
President of Ghana Nana Akufo-Addo has urged the Black Stars staff to rally driving mentor Kwesi Appiah and newly-appointed captain Andre Ayew ahead of their quest to conclusion the nation’s 37-12 months title drought at the forthcoming Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt.
Ahead of the team’s departure to Dubai for their pre-AFCON schooling camping, President Nana Addo hosted the group at Jubilee Home in Accra on Thursday.
His Excellency Nana Addo interacted with the management committee, the specialized workforce and the 16 players who were being present for the celebration.
Addressing the gamers, President Nana Addo implored the players to regard head coach Kwesi Appiah and Andre Ayew who was named as a substantive skipper very last 7 days.
“Two matters I want to put to you. You have to regard unreservedly the authority of the mentor and the authority of the captain. That are the primary principles, none negotiable regulations. You have to respect their authority. If you do not do it, everybody will be heading their different strategies . You do that, you cement the teamwork and come to be cohesive and forceful,” His Excellency Nana Addo mentioned.
“Teamwork is at the coronary heart of every achievement. With out it you are not able to succeed in soccer and as it is in each and every enterprise.Teamwork signifies all of you have to do the job for every other. Religious, ethnic and other divisions do not advance workforce work”.
“You are the Black Stars of Ghana, and it doesn’t make any difference whether you are from Jamestown or Nalerigu or Walewale, you are the Black Stars of Ghana encouraging each other to earn is the sort of teamwork I’m speaking about,” he extra.
He also instructed the crew that he will be in Egypt to observe their opening match in opposition to Benin and the ultimate match on July 19 if they make it.
The 4-time AFCON champions have been drawn in Team F together with Guinea-Bissau, Benin and Cameroon.
The 2019 edition of the AFCON in Egypt will start off on June 21 in Egypt.