Black Meteors assistant coach Michael Osei apologises to Ghanaians for the heartbreak

Published on: 03 December 2019

Black Meteors deputy coach Michael Osei has rendered an unqualified apology to all Ghanaians for the team’s failure to qualify to the 2020 Olympics at the 2019 Africa U-23 Cup of Nations in Egypt.

Ghana failed to pick up the last ticket to the tournament after suffering a 6-5 penalty shootouts lose to South Africa in the third place playoff game following a pulsating 2-2 draw in regulation time.

The Black Meteors last appearance at the Olympics was in Athens 2004 and will have to wait until 2024 to begin the search for another slot to appear at the international event.

"I would like to say a big thank you for your support and prayers during our Olympics games qualifier tournament in Egypt, unfortunately we couldn’t qualify, I stood in for entire playing body and technical team apologise for causing such heartbreak to our Ghanaians funs,but it is our hope and prayers to do better in the future. Thank you", Michael Osei posted on his Facebook page.