Ghana need prayers to win trophies - JE Sarpong claims

Published on: 18 October 2019

Ghana need to prayers to stand a chance of winning a major trophy, according veteran Ghanaian coach Joseph Emmanuel Sarpong.

Speaking to Akoma FM, the former Ebusua Dwarfs opened up on the struggles of the West Africans' after failing to winning a major international title in recent times

Ghana have endured a series near misses in the final of recent major international tournaments, the latest being a penalty shoot-out defeat to hosts Senegal in the final of the Wafu Cup of Nations last Sunday.

"As for penalties, it could be anybody’s game so I won’t blame the team and mistakes are bound to happen," Sarpong told Akoma FM.

“We need prayers if we want to win trophies because we have done everything but the trophies are still not coming so the only remedy is prayers."

In 2014, the Black Stars B lost the final of the African Nations Championship (Chan) to Libya.

Ghana also lost in the final of the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) on penalties.