The Ministry of Youth and Sports led by Hon. Mustapha Ussif (MP) has directed the Ghana Football Association (GFA) to reconstitute the Black Stars Management Committee.
In a press release from the ministry, signed by the Minister for Youth and Sports, the directive was given in an emergency meeting the ministry held with Ghana Football Association (GFA) over the abysmal performance of the Black Stars at the ongoing 2021 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON 2021)
The Ministry also assured Ghanaians that, it will act in the best interest of the country to improve the performance and competitiveness of the national teams.
The statement said, “The Ministry of Youth and Sports the afternoon met with the Ghana Football Association (GFA) to review the performance of the Black Stars at the AFCON Cameroon 2021 and also to discuss preparations towards the World Cup 2022 playoffs.”
“Following the emergency meeting, the Ministry, in accordance with it’s mandate, asked the Ghana Football Association to reconstitute the Black Stars Management Committee.”
“During the the frank and forward-loading discussion, the Ministry emphasized strongly the disappointment of the Ghanaian people and their Government in the national team’s poor showing, ending in our group stage elimination at the AFCON 2021.”
“The Ministry made it clear to the GFA that the people of Ghana have lost confidence in the capacity of the current technical team of the Black Stars to deliver success.”
“The Ministry, therefore, asked the GFA to review the work and capacity of the Black Stars’ technical team, led by the head coach, Milovan Rajevac.”
“The Ministry assures the General Public that it will always act in the best interest of the country and with the ultimate goal of improving the performance and competitiveness of our National team’s.”