Black Stars captain Asamoah Gyan has congratulated John Mahama on his election as President of Ghana.
The incumbent was declared winner of the December 7 election on Sunday after polling 50.70% of the total valid votes cast as against closest contender Nana Akuffo-Addo who polled 47.74%.
The elections also saw the NDC sweep majority of the parliamentary seats to spark wild jubilation across the country especially in the NDCâ€™s strongholds.
And Gyan who will be leading Ghana at the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations in a terse congratulatory statement to the President-elect, also hailed the conduct of Ghanaians during the elections.
â€œI want to congratulate President John Mahama on his election and also congratulate Ghanaians for ensuring a peaceful elections,â€ the statement copied to GHANAsoccernet.com read.
The Black Stars striker proceeded to pledge his sideâ€™s commitment to bringing further honour to the country by winning the 2013 Nations Cup in South Africa.
â€œGhanaians should enjoy and cherish this moment and hopefully there will be more enjoyment when we win the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations.â€
Ghana will be hoping to win a fifth African title â€“ the first after 31-years by the time the tournament kicks off in South Africa.
The Black Stars however have to first progress from Group B which has Mali, Niger and DR Congo as contenders.