Video: Ghana’s Vice President Sets the Internet Ablaze With Amazing Footie Skills While Motivating Black Stars

Video: Ghana’s Vice President Sets the Internet Ablaze With Amazing Footie Skills While Motivating Black Stars

  • Dr Mahamudu Bawumia has sent social media users into a frenzy as he exhibited sublime football skills
  • In the visuals, the second gentleman of the land, Dr Bawumia encouraged the players to give their all in order to win the ultimate prize
  • The Black Stars of Ghana, who will be making their fourth appearance at the FIFA World Cup, are housed in Group H alongside Portugal, Uruguay and South Korea

Ghana's vice president, His Excellency Dr Mahamudu Bawumia set social media on fire with his incredible football skills while motivating the Black Stars ahead of their Group H curtain-raiser against Portugal.

The West African nation are making a return to the Mundial after missing out on the last edition which was held in Russia four years ago and will face Cristiano Ronaldo's Portugal.

Ahead of their game against the Europeans, Dr Bawumia has urged the Black Stars to give their all without fear.

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Dr Mahamudu Bawumia, Ghana, vice president, Black Stars, Portugal, goodwill
Dr Mahamudu Bawumia, vice president of Ghana, sent a goodwill message to the Black Stars ahead of their Group H opener against Portugal. Photo credit: @MBawumia
Source: Twitter
“The moment has come for the Black Stars to take on the World,” he said as quoted by Myjoyonline in a video on social media where he displayed his jaw dropping football skillset.

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“We have a group of talented players who have been selected and they cannot be intimidated by anyone.
“I want to urge the Black Stars to go on and play their hearts out for Mother Ghana. We can stand the world. We have done it before and we can do it again.
“They should go out and emulate the historic deeds of their predecessors. God bless you all. You can do it.
“Go! Ghana! Go! Go! Black Stars! Go,” he ended.

The West African nation are billed to cross swords with Cristiano Ronaldo's Portugal at 16:00 GMT on Thursday, November 24 at the 974 Stadium, as noted by GOAL.

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Below is the video of the vice president:

Ghanaian fans in Qatar cheer Black Stars

Thousands of Ghanaian football fans welcomed the Black Stars in Doha during the arrival of the team ahead of the World Cup in Qatar.

The players, management team and technical members arrived in Qatar in their famous traditional attire, Fugu.

In a video posted on social media, the fans who were protected by Qatari police sang and chanted the names of the players as they descended from their bus to their hotel.

Ghana beats Switzerland in final dress rehearsal

Earlier, Sports Brief reported that defender Mohammed Salisu and forward Antoine Semenyo scored their first goals for the Black Stars as Ghana beat Switzerland in their final friendly ahead of the World Cup.

Salisu's second-half lofting header and Semenyo's powerful strike ensured the Black Stars leave for Qatar with their confidence boosted.

Switzerland started off well with Ruben Vargas coming close in the 6th minute after meeting a cross from Breel Embolo from the right.