GFA boss Kurt Okraku urges Black Satellites to qualify for next U-20 World Cup

Published on: 04 December 2020

Ghana Football Association President, Kurt Okraku has urged the Black Satellites to qualify for the next U-20 FIFA World Cup to held in Indonesia in May 2021.

Coach Karim Zito's side has been drawn alongside Nigeria and Cote D’Ivoire in Group B of the WAFU Qualifying tournament to be staged in Togo.

Addressing the team in a final goodwill message to the team at Prampram, Kurt Okraku challenged the team to leave a memorable mark in the tournament by returning the country back in the world stage.

"We expect Ghana to be represented by boys who are proud to wear our jerseys who will walk through the tunnel onto the pitch chest out to fight for glory for our country," he said.

"It’s been a long while since we made the U-20 World Cup. And that history must be broken. That history must be broken by this group of players here.

"We play against Nigeria and La Cote D’Ivoire. These are sides we have beaten over and over before and we believe we have the quality to beat them and to win the group."

The tournament is scheduled to be staged between December 5-20.