Athletics Information of Sunday, 9 June 2019
Former Black Stars player Mohammed Ahmed ‘Polo’, has cautioned the latest Black Stars gamers to incorporate price to their names by profitable the 2019 edition of the African Cup of Nations (AFCON) to be staged in Egypt for Ghana.
Ghana have been pitted versus defending champions, Cameroon, Benin and Guinea Bissau in Group F of the tournament which will be staged from June 21 to July 19, 2019.
Speaking on Atinka Overall Sporting activities, the previous Accra Hearts of Oak player and trainer stated “these present players of our time are pretty fortunate, they have all the elements in phrases of sources to elevate the AFCON for mom Ghana….”
This, he stated, is unlike his time when players necessary to place in a large amount to make names for themselves and the nation.
The ‘dribbling magician’ stated the latest crop of players wouldn’t be remembered by Ghanaians if they are unsuccessful to elevate the prestigious trophy.
To him, the ideal the latest crop of players can do for the country is to acquire the trophy because qualifying for the event ‘is no information for Ghanaians’.
The 1978 AFCON winner thinks that even while their mentor, the late Fred Osam Doudu gave them good guidelines on area of perform they also sacrificed and died for the nation without contemplating about Captainship as players.
“The only tips I have for Black Stars if I’m the a person dealing with the crew is that It is our time to shine”, He stated.