Black Starlets assured of presidential support

Ghana’s Minister of Youth and Sports, Isaac Asiamah has revealed that President Akufo-Addo is ready to help the junior national teams to perform as it will go a long way to have a positive impact on the seniors.

Asiamah stressed that the first gentleman of the nation is keeping a keen eye on the Starlets as they are the players who will graduate into the Black Stars few years to come.

“The vision of the President is to help the junior national teams to perform as it will help the senior side also” Asiamah stated during the Under 17 team visit to the Indian High Commission.

“For the past ten years Ghana has not been able to qualify for the FIFA under 17 tournament but we are happy that this year we have been able to qualify,”

“The Government is ready to give you all the needed support in order for the team to win the cup for the nation because it has been 22 years since we last won it. We are behind you and the whole nation is also supporting you,”

The Starlets left Ghana for Dubai on Wednesday for a training camp in the UAE ahead of the World Cup.
Story by Sammy Heywood Okine


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