The Ghana Football Association (GFA) has issued a formal apology to the people of Ghana and stakeholders following the underwhelming performance of the Black Stars at the Africa Cup of Nations Cote d'Ivoire 2023.
In a statement released by the GFA, the association expressed an understanding of the disappointment and frustration caused by the team's recent results. The Black Stars' performance did not meet the high expectations shared by the passionate football-loving nation, and the GFA has taken full responsibility for the letdown.
The Executive Council of the Association and Chairmen of the Regional Football Associations (RFAs) held a meeting on Tuesday, January 30, 2024. In the aftermath of this meeting, the GFA assured stakeholders that necessary steps were being taken to address the issues at hand. A comprehensive review of the team's strategies, training programs, compensation structure, and overall organization is currently in progress.
The GFA emphasized its commitment to working collaboratively with stakeholders to build a stronger and more competitive team. The association acknowledged the unwavering support of the fans and committed to rebuilding and elevating the standard of Ghanaian football.
In the statement, the GFA expressed gratitude for the understanding of stakeholders during this challenging period and affirmed its dedication to restoring the pride and success associated with the Ghana Black Stars. The GFA concluded by thanking everyone for their continued support and optimism for a brighter future for Ghanaian football.