Former Black Stars defender, Emmanuel Asare has congratulated the Ghana national team for qualifying for the next African Cup of Nations after drawing with South Africa today.
Asare who played for Okwawu United in Ghana before leaving for Belgium to pursue his soccer career is currently unearthing talents with his academy dubbed Asarit Football Academy which he founded with his wife.
He told Your faithful servant in a telephone interview that the Black Stars have done well and need to be supported as they get ready.
Ghana Black Stars is yet to lift the continental honors or win the trophy for the first time in thirty-nine years (39). Ghana last won in Lydia during the 1982 AFCON and has since been to the final severally but failed to grab the gold.
He said the game was difficult, however, the Stars led by Mubarak Wakaso did well to get a draw and qualified to Cameroon 2021 to be staged next year between January and February.
He showered praises on coach C. K. Akunnor and pleaded with Ghanaians and the Sports Media especially to rally behind him to succeed.
Asare said he wants to contribute to the development and promotion of sports in Ghana, especially football.
He thanked the Sports Writers Association of Ghana SWAG led by Kwabena Yeboah and his executive and members.
According to Asare, Asarit is not playing in the league but boasts of amazing talents because his scouts took time to comb the surroundings of Akutuase at Nkawkaw to identify footballers.
He thanked his scouts and coaches for having time for the future stars.
Emmanuel Asare noted the current GFA under Kurt Okraku is doing well and also need support from corporate Ghana.
He expressed that sports need financing to excel and commended companies that support sports.
Story by Nana Prempeh