President Akufo Addo [in white] pictured with Sports Minister Mustapha Ussif [Right]President Akufo Addo [in white] pictured with Sports Minister Mustapha Ussif [Right]
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The government of Ghana has tasked the Black Stars to aim for triumph ahead of the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) tournament set to be staged in Cameroon.

The continental showdown was originally expected to be played this year but due to the Coronavirus pandemic, CAF has pushed it forward to January 2022.

Having already qualified for the tournament, the President of Ghana, H.E Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, and his government has set a target for the Black Stars.

At a breakfast meeting at the Jubilee House on Monday, April 26, 2021, the national team has been tasked to ensure they reach the final and bring the trophy home.

The government was not impressed with the Round 16 exit in the last tournament and wants to see an improvement in next year’s tournament.

Meanwhile, the Ghana male senior national team has also been tasked to reach the semi-finals of the next FIFA World Cup tournament.

The Ghana Football Association (GFA) and the Ministry of Youth and Sports are expected to work closely to ensure the targets are achieved by the Black Stars in the upcoming tournaments.

Today’s breakfast meeting had H.E Nana Akufo-Addo, Sports Minister Mustapha Ussif, GFA President Kurt Okraku, as well as other stakeholders of the sport.