Sports Minister tasks GFA to win AFCON 2022

The Minister for Youth and Sports, Mustapha Ussif has charged the Ghana Football Association to win the upcoming AFCON 2022 tournament to be hosted in Cameroon.

The Black Stars booked their spot in the competition last month after finishing top of Group C ahead of Sudan and South Africa.

According to the Sports Minister, bringing the AFCON trophy home is his next target.

“As a Minister, I should set objectives and work towards it so the Africa Cup of Nations is my next target. It is the dream of H.E Nana Akufo Addo, President of Ghana to win the AFCON and as a Minister, whatever we require to win the trophy, let’s start working on it now,” the minister told GFA Executives after they paid a courtesy call on him at his office on Wednesday, April 7, 2021.

“The next thing is to qualify for the World Cup in 2022. We have done it before and we can do it again

“I am ready; the way to go is to invest in the game and I can assure you that my Ministry will give you the needed push to succeed’’ He concluded.

The meeting was aimed at welcoming the new Sports Minister to his new role and also to discuss issues of mutual benefit.

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