Athletics News of Thursday, 13 June 2019
Previous Black Stars legend and two-time Afcon winner Opoku Afriyie ‘ Bayie’ thinks the Black Stars of Ghana can gain the Afcon 2019 trophy if they can do away with anxiety and panic and have self confidence in them selves.
Opoku Afriyie ‘Bayie’ was an integral part of the Ghanaian workforce who won the 1978 and 1982 Cup of Nations including up to the two Afcon trophies that the country currently had and emerged as the Joint leading scorer with each other with Segun Odegbami(Nigeria) and Phillip Omondi(Uganda) with three goals.
Black stars are however on the hunt to conclusion their 37 several years of trophy drought and Ghanaians just cannot wait around for the working day they will acquire their 5th Afcon, extra soo because the vast majority of the Ghanaian youth ended up not born ahead of 1982 when Ghana received its previous Afcon trophy.
Speaking on the Ash Fm Super sport he explained “I have the imagine and hope that Ghana can get the Afcon trophy, but they really should do absent with concern and panic and have self confidence in themselves”
He also manufactured an appeal to Ghanaians to rally at the rear of the team as they go to the Cup of Nations.
“Ghanaians ought to aid the Mentor and his workforce due to the fact each individual player in the crew is capable of successful the trophy for Ghana”