President Akufo-Addo has congratulated the Black Stars of Ghana, following the workforce’s World Cup opener against Portugal.
In a Facebook post after the match, he described the workforce’s efforts as a ‘gutsy performance’ worthy of commendation.
According to him, though the workforce couldn’t safe the required factors, they nonetheless proved their mettle and displayed their skill to face up to each other opposition.
On that word, he urged Ghanaians to throw their weight behind the Black Stars; stressing that he believes Ghana can progress to the subsequent stage of the competitors.
“Gutsy performance by the Black Stars in today’s match against Portugal. Very proud of the entire team. They live to fight another day, and have shown they have what it takes to mix it up against any team in the tournament”, Akufo-Addo remarked.
“Looking forward to the next game against South Korea, and I urge all Ghanaians to rally strongly behind the team. I am confident we can qualify from this group. #GoBlackStarsGo”, he added.
On Thursday, the Black Stars put up what many have described as a ‘spirited performance’, of their opening Group H game against Portugal.
nevertheless after the tip of 90 minutes, the Portuguese managed to carry the day by a slender lead of three goals to two.
According to some football fans and pundits, the victory of the Europeans was aided by the bias of US referee, Ismail Elfath, who has since been closely criticised for his ‘poor officiating’.
Manager of the aspect, coach Otto Addo additionally believes that the referee did his workforce quite a bit of injury with some questionable selections.
In a post match press convention, he described the penalty which gave the Portuguese the opening goal, as a ‘gift from the referee’.
He subsequently berated the referee for his officiating on the day.
The Black Stars currently sit at the underside of Group H with no factors to their name.
Meanwhile, the workforce will play South Korea on Monday, of their second Group H encounter, as they search to seize some factors to improve their chances of progressing to the subsequent stage of the competitors.
The match against the Taegeuk Warriors of South Korea will be performed at 1:00pm on Monday twenty eighth November 2022, at the Education City Stadium in Doha, Qatar.
DISCLAIMER: The Views, Comments, Opinions, Contributions and Statements made by Readers and Contributors on this platform don’t essentially characterize the views or policy of Multimedia Group Limited.