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2014 World Cup: Ghana's 'can-do-spirit' will see Black Stars excel in Brazil - Akufo-Addo

Published on: 10 June 2014
Nana Akufo-Addo

By Patrick Akoto

Former flag-bearer of Ghana’s opposition New Patriotic Party, Nana Akufo-Addo  believes the 'can-do-spirit of the Ghanaian' will see the Black Stars excel  at the 2014 World Cup which starts in Brazil on Thursday.

The 2012 leader of the country’s biggest opposition party is confident the players to rise up to the occasion and make Ghana and Africa proud.

The highly-respected and popular Ghanaian politician believes unity and the ‘can-do-spirit of the Ghanaian’ will propel them to greater heights.

"I have no doubt whatsoever that, again, in Brazil, with a group consisting of Germany, Portugal and the USA, the Black Stars will shine even brighter,” Nana Addo said in a statement issued on Tuesday.

"I believe strongly that with unity, determination and hard work from captain Asamoah Gyan and our players, the Kwesi Appiah-led technical team and management, and the unflinching support of us all, the Black Stars will make us proud. Best of luck! God bless!"

The Black Stars recorded a comprehensive 4-0 win over South Korea in their final pre-World Cup on Monday night in Miami.

The team will fly out to Brazil later on Tuesday ahead of the start of the World Cup on Thursday June 12.

The Black Stars have drawn USA, Germany and Portugal in group G.


This article has 3 comment(s), give your comment
  • frank says:
    June 11, 2014 07:24 am
    Do not bring politics into our the game we cherish so much. from your text its clear that you are supporting Nana addo , but behold ,you are rather u are denting his image because u are opening the door for people to say thing about him that may not be good. this is a football platform that has played a vital role I'm the past if u are really is fan then please be very wise else people will say he is too desperate in a negative sense .
  • Prince says:
    June 11, 2014 02:18 am
    kwabena,I understand ur feelings towards ndc Buh pls don't bring politics into these ok,let hope black stars come out sucess fully
  • Kwabena says:
    June 10, 2014 08:02 pm
    Yes i know you believe in the can do spirit and that is what you want to bring into politics but greedy, selfish and wicked people in both in ndc and npp have sworn not to let you because you will not allow these criminals from 1979 to date go unpunished. They should remember what what is written is written!