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‘Deliver more trophies for the country’ – President Akufo-Addo tasks GFA

President of Ghana, H. E. Nana Addo Dankwah Akufo Addo has tasked the Kurt E.S. Okraku led GFA to deliver more trophies for the country.

The president made this comments yesterday March 09 2021 at the jubilee house in the wake of congratulating the victorious Black Satellites team for winning the 2021 U-20 Africa Cup of Nations tournament.

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The National U-20 side did Ghana proud on Saturday when they beat Uganda to win the tournament on the Mauritanian soil. Captain Daniel Afriyie Barnieh’s brace secured victory over their East African opponents to claim a fourth U-20 AFCON crown and a first since 2009.

The feat climaxed what has been a successful adventure for the Black Satellites who entered Mauritania as Champions of WAFU Zone B.

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As the gallant Ghana U-20 side paid the president a visit to the Flagstaff House to present to him the trophy won at the showpiece in Mauritania, he congratulated them for their efforts in raising the flag of Ghana high.

The next major football assignment for Ghana is the AFCON 2021 tournament.

Ghana’s Black Stars has not won the trophy since 1982 despite coming close thrice in 1992, 2010 and 2015.

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