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14 September 2017 | Sports News

Nana Addo Charges Black Starlets To Conquer The World

Samuel Ekow Amoasi Appiah / Modern Ghana
Nana Addo Charges Black Starlets To Conquer The World

His Excellency Nana Addo Dankwa Akuffo Addo has urged the Black Starlets to conquer the U-17 FIFA World Cup.

Many Ghanaian football supporters has called on the Starlets to win the world cup after failing to clinch the Africa Youth Championship held in Gabon in May.

According to Hon. Asiamah, the President expects the Black Starlets to return home from India with "gold" because the Ministry of Youth and Sports has put everything in place to ensure they succeed.

“To the Black Starlets, we are proud that you have qualified for the World Cup after 10 years and this is a golden opportunity for all of us to make ourselves proud.

“Your job is to lift high the image of Ghana and make a name for yourselves.

“On our part as government, everything has been put in place to ensure that you go out there, excel and conquer the world.

“The President himself has called me and I have briefed him about preparations made to ensure that you go out there to conquer the world.

“In Africa, you were second and we are proud of you, but in the world you are going to be first. We thank the technical team for reviving the Starlets. The President is waiting for nothing but gold from you,' he charged.

Ghana were 4th at their last appearance at the U-17 World Cup ten year ago in South Korea.

The U-17 FIFA World Cup kicks off on September 6-28.