2022 AWCON qualifiers: GFA President Kurt Okraku backs Black Queens to beat Nigeria to seal qualififcation

Published on: 24 October 2021

President of the Ghana Football Association Kurt Edwin Simeon Okraku has reiterated the GFA’s believe in the current Black Queens amid sharing some words of encouragement with the team, ahead of the reversed African Cyp of Nations qualifier against the Super Falcons of Nigeria.

He said this on Saturday, during a visit to the team. With him were, Black Queens Management Committee Chairperson, Habiba Attah Forson, Management Committee Chairman of the U-15 (boys) Daniel Darko Boateng

In addressing the playing body and technical staff, President Simeon-Okraku assured the team of total support ahead of the pending encounter.

“Before you left, I was here with you and today am back again most importantly to show support. I will repeat what I said to you before you left Ghana. The FA believes in this squad, we believe in your quality, ability, and your talent. We believe given the right level of support from our good selves, the technical team, and Ghanaians, this team will develop.

‘’Like I said the last time I am grateful to all of you for the sacrifices you have made and continue to make for Ghana. We went into a game unfortunately we lost that game but we have not lost the battle. We have an opportunity to fight and win back our pride and I believe we will do it.

‘’You had the chance to see Nigeria at the Aisha Buhari Tournament and also to play them in your last game so all of you are clear in your minds the kind of opposition you are going to face but I believe we are very much prepared for the second leg encounter.

‘’Let us all go into the game tomorrow full of confidence and importantly add to our strength. Let’s stay together on the pitch and support each when we have challenges’’ President Simeon-Okraku added.