Athletics News of Thursday, 4 July 2019
Former Sports Minister, Nii Lante Vanderpuye claims on a scale of 100, he will give the Black Stars 35 for every their efficiency so far in the ongoing Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON).
Ghana began their campaign on a again-to-back attract with Benin and Cameroon in their opening two games ahead of defeating Guinea-Bissau 2- which secured them a position in the knockout phase of the opposition.
Talking on Asempa FM’s Best Sports activities Early morning Display, the Member of Parliament (MP) for Odododiodoo Constituency claimed however Ghana managed a top rated situation in Team F forward of Cameroon, their effectiveness was nothing to publish dwelling about.
“Though we topped our team, our functionality was under regular the Black Stars we know is not the exact Black Stars we are witnessing. We are the place we are [knockout stage] just since of God’s grace,” he said.
“In our match from Benin, we have been blessed from Cameroon too we have been fortunate. Even in opposition to Guinea-Bissau, appear at the quantity of situations they arrived at us hitting the bar and the penalty we dedicated which the referee overlooked. So I am glad Kwesi Appiah himself has admitted he wasn’t pleased about our initial 50 % general performance,” he mentioned.
It has been speculated that each and every participant of the Black Stars will be compensated $80,000 for making the ultimate 23-man squad for the event.
But, the MP says there is no financial sense in that.
”You really do not pay back visual appearance costs at the Cup of Nations. We are nurturing monsters and they will devour us one day,” he included.