AFCON 2021: Ministry of Youth and Sports summons GFA over Black Stars abysmal performance

Hon. Mustapha Ussif
Hon. Mustapha Ussif

The Ministry of Youth and Sports has scheduled an emergency meeting with the leadership of the Ghana Football Association (GAF) on Friday, January 21, 2022 over the poor performance of the Black Stars at the ongoing Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON 2021) at Cameroon.

The meeting was necessitated after the Black Stars of Ghana, failed to qualify for the next stage of the game after loosing on a 3-2 aggregate to Comoros on Tuesday, January 18, 2022.

In a statement signed by the Minister for Youth and Sports, Hon. Mustapha Ussif (MP), the ministry is particularly disappointed with the team’s performance.

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“With the government providing the team all the needed logistical and financial support, including resources for preparation and participation in the qualifier stage to the tournament and eventually a pre-tournament camping in Qatar, the Ministry is particularly disappointed with the team’s performance” the release indicated.

The Ministry of Youth and Sports however made it’s commitment to taking urgent steps to ensure that the Black Stars is restored to its status as a symbol of national pride for all Ghanaians and a powerhouse of African football known.

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The Black Stars of Ghana have been eliminated at the group stage of the tournament after gaining a total of 1 point out of 9.

SOURCE: Coverghana.com.gh

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