Sports Ministry summons GFA leadership for emergency meeting after AFCON exit

Sports Ministry summons GFA leadership for emergency meeting after AFCON exit

  • Ghana's Ministry of Youth and Sports has summoned the leadership of the Football Association into an emergency meeting
  • The Ministry want answers to Ghana's poor showing at the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations in Cameroon
  • The Black Stars exited the competition at the group stages for the first time since 2006 following defeat to Comoros

The Ministry of Youth and Sports in Ghana has ordered the leadership of the Football Association to an emergency meeting on Friday, January 21, 2022.

Government wants answers to the performances it describes as 'abysmal' following Ghana's first round exit at the Africa Cup of Nations in Cameroon.

In a letter released by the sports ministry, it indicated all logistical and financial support were given to the team to warrant such result.

Sports Minsiter Mustapha Ussif and GFA President Kurt Okraku. SOURCE: Twitter/ @ghanafaofficial
Sports Ministry summons GFA leadership for emergency meeting after AFCON exit. SOURCE: Twitter/ @ghanafaofficial
Source: Twitter

The Black Stars bowed out of the tournament disgracefully after losing 3-2 to the Comoros Island on Tuesday.

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It was the West African giants worst performance at the Nations Cup since 1956, after picking just a point in three games.

The Black Stars have to immediately switch their attention to the World Cup qualifiers play-offs in March with the hopes of reaching the tournament in Qatar 2022.

Ghana coach Milovan Rajevac not ready to quit

Earlier, SportsBrief.com reported that, head coach of the Black Stars, Milovan Rajevac, says he is not considering leaving the Ghana job despite the team's shambolic display at the Africa Cup of Nations.

Ghana were eliminated from the group stage of the Africa Cup of Nations for the first time since 2006, and for the time time did not win a game at the first round of the tournament.

In his post match interview after the 3-2 defeat to Comoros, Milovan Rajevac disclosed he is here to lead the Black Stars to the FIFA World Cup in Qatar.

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South Africans mock Ghana after AFCON exit

Football fans in South Africa are mocking the Black Stars of Ghana following their group stage exit from the ongoing Africa Cup of Nations in Cameroon.

The four times African champions were eliminated from the tournament after a 3-2 defeat to debutants Comoros Island on Tuesday night in Garoua.

The result left fans of the Bafana Bafana happy, with many taking to social media to express their happiness.

Source: SportsBrief.com