Sports Ministry in the dark over Stars-Bafana friendly match-Nii Lante

Published on: 04 October 2016

Hon Nii Lante Vanderpuye, Minister of Youth and Sports has confirmed that his outfit is yet to be informed on the Black Stars friendly game against South Africa next week.

The outspoken Sports Minister affirmed on Happy FM that the Ghana Football Association has not officially informed them on their friendly encounter with South Africa and that the only match the sports ministry is aware of is the 2018 World Cup qualifier against the Cranes of Uganda this Friday.

“As a ministry, we have no idea of any friendly game with South Africa officially. We’ve written a letter to them that at any point in time if they have a game, they should inform us beforehand so that we can also work towards that efficiently.”

Nii Lante Vanderpuye was then ask the measures his outfit will take If they get a late notification from the Ghana Football Association on the said match.

“I can’t say for now, but when they come forward with their proposal, we shall study it and know the step to take.”

The Black Stars are currently in camp preparing for their 2018 world cup qualifier against Uganda slated for October 7.