Mr. Edwin Simeon-Okraku, President of the Ghana Football Association (GFA), has called on Ghanaians to rally behind the Black Stars as they embark on their journey towards the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) tournament scheduled for next year.
The national team, having fallen short of expectations in the previous edition, is determined to give their best effort to end Ghana's over 40-year trophy drought.
He urged all Ghanaians to be supportive of the team, especially as the tournament is taking place nearby.
President Okraku stated, “Indeed, it did not go well at the last outing.
Everybody in Ghana saw what happened, so we are looking forward to having a much better time at the AFCON.
Fortunately for us, it is happening just next door to us, and we call on all Ghanaians to be supportive of the Black Stars.”
Highlighting the importance of national support, he stressed that backing the team, despite recent struggles, would significantly motivate both the players and the technical staff.
As the Black Stars gear up for the tournament, President Okraku expressed optimism about the team's potential for success and the positive impact that strong public support could have.
The tournament is scheduled from 13th January 2024 to 11th February 2024, and President Okraku's call for nationwide support reflects the collective hope and aspiration for a successful campaign by the Black Stars in the prestigious continental competition.