Sports News of Thursday, 27 June 2019
Numerous Ghanaians have expressed disappointment with Ghana’s 2-2 draw in their opening Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) match against Benin on Tuesday as they ended up hoping for a shiny start.
For most of them, their disappointment was because of to patriotism and their psychological attachment to the countrywide crew, the Black Stars.
But for the traders of paraphernalia, specifically the Ghana flags, their disappointment goes over and above emotions. It is about their small business.
Aside from the point that they will be energized if the Black Stars acquire, it would also reflect on their pockets as they would make some profits.
When the Periods Sporting activities spoke to some traders primarily all-around the Kwame Nkrumah Circle in Accra, they have been hunting for a win to improve product sales.
In accordance to David Abeiku Appiah, income have been incredibly reduced prior to the start out of the AFCON, even though it picked up a little a working day or two right before Ghana’s video game.
“So, we have been hoping for a acquire to cash in. I have been dealing in paraphernalia for 11 several years now and ordinarily folks arrive all around to buy when they see the Black Stars successful. The community commonly is not enthused with the Black Stars at present but I consider they would appear together if the crew commences to get game titles.
“I’m confident Ghana could do improved in their upcoming video game from Cameroon and progress to the upcoming stage.”
For Eric Agyemang, coach Kwesi Appiah need to do improved with his assortment, insisting that Asamoah Gyan could have appear into the game at some point in time thinking about his knowledge at the continental stage.
“That notwithstanding, Ghana has what it usually takes to earn the future match which would certainly be of excellent advantage to those of us selling the flags. People are previously demonstrating curiosity and absolutely, there would be obtain if Ghana progresses.
“The presence of President Akufo-Addo ought to have motivated the gamers to acquire their to start with recreation in buy to raise the spirit of Ghanaians,” he stated.
Others who spoke on disorders of anonymity pretty much appealed to the Black Stars to do well in their subsequent activity so they could also make some fiscal gains.
Ghana plays team leaders Cameroon on Saturday and would need to have a get to warranty a put at the following stage of the level of competition.