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Asantehene boosts Black Stars ahead Lesotho clash

Asantehene Otumfuo Osei Tutu II speaking to the Black Stars players after training

The Black Stars had a royal visit from Ashanti King Otumfuo Osei Tutu II on Thursday at the Baba Yara Stadium.

The powerful traditional ruler spent 25 minutes at their last training session before playing Lesotho on Friday.

“I know you all are aware of what is at stake and the coach is one of you so talk to him to get the best. He is not a foreigner so you can do things better,” Otumfuo told the players.

Stand-in captain Sulley Muntari expressed gratitude and promised to make the Ashanti chief a happy person by winning.

“Anytime you can to visit us, we get motivated and if you decide to come to the stadium or stay at home, we will make you happy,” the AC Milan ace said.

Otumfuo is the Life Patron of newly-crowned Ghana Premier League champions Asante Kotoko.

Source: MTNFootball.com

READERS COMMENTS

  1. D LIGHT says:

    NANA… akwaaba! GO GHANA, GO BLACKSTARS!

  2. koo says:

    But Lesotho is having 19 players and 5 officials Ghana is having 24 players and over 8 officials why? mmmmmmmmmmmmmm chop chop

  3. Daniel Ayi Ayesu says:

    I WISH THE BLACK STARS GOOD LUCK

  4. jj says:

    ok but what about the ewe players and Ga players in the team. why not the ghanian president. This is not Gold coast this is Ghana and no tribe is more important than other. This really annoys me

  5. Itus says:

    JJ stop the nonsense. i’m no ashanti but this is stupid talk. that his territory. respect due.