We can’t allow pessimism to get to the team, all must support the Black Stars – President to Ghanaians

President Nana Addop Dankwa Akufo-Addo has said all Ghanaians must throw their unwavering support behind the Black Stars to win the trophy in the Africa Cup of Nations.

In his message to the Black Stars as they face Morocco on Monday January 10, he said ” Wear it with pride, wear it with determination, be of one mind and spirit and be united on or off the pitch. Whether you are in the starting 11 chosen by coach Milovan Rajevac or not, you owe it a duty to back and support wholeheartedly your teammates representing the nation on the field, that is how a fifth Afcon trophy for mother Ghana can be achieved.

“To you, my fellow Ghanaians, now more than ever is the time to throw our unwavering support behind the team, yes I’m aware that there are 30 million coaches in Ghana, however, in this age of social media, we cannot allow any form of pessimism especially in our comments to filter through to the team.

“We cannot directly or indirectly afford to break their morale. In the highs and lows, in good or bad times we must show the team that we are Ghanaians and we look out for each other no matter what.

“We can make the Black Stars a force to reckon with once again on the continent and on world football beginning with this tournament. Go for gold, go for the fifth AFCON trophy, we can do it, I know we can. May God bless the Black Stars and us all. And may God bless our homeland Ghana and make her great and strong.”

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By Laud Nartey|3news.com|Ghana