Former Arsenal Star Tips Black Stars of Ghana to Make Africa Proud at 2022 World Cup

Former Arsenal Star Tips Black Stars of Ghana to Make Africa Proud at 2022 World Cup

  • Emmanuel Adebayor believes West African football powerhouse Ghana will make Africa proud at the World Cup in Qatar
  • The Black Stars of Ghana edged the Super Eagles of Nigeria to qualify for the tournament later this year
  • Emmanuel Adebayor, who led Togo to the World Cup in 2006, also took the opportunity to congratulate the Black Stars

Former Arsenal and Togo international, Emmanuel Adebayor has congratulated the Black Stars of Ghana for qualifying for the World Cup in Qatar.

Ghana beat Nigeria via the away goal ruling to make a return to the Mundial after missing the 2018 edition in Russia.

Adebayor, who has links to both Ghana and Nigeria, in a video posted on Twitter, expressed confidence in the Black Stars to make the continent proud in Qatar.

Ghana, Black Stars, Togo, Emmanuel Adebayor, World Cup
Emmanuel Adebayor tips Ghana to make Africa proud at World Cup. Credit: @ghanasoccernet Getty Images
Source: Twitter
"My name is Emmanuel Sheyi Adebayor, congratulations to the Black Stars for qualifying for the World Cup 2022 in Qatar. We are all going to support you guys, you guys have made us proud, West Africa proud and I'm pretty sure in a couple of months you will make the whole Africa proud," he said.

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Emmanuel Adebayor led Togo to their first and only World Cup in 2006 and he is revered on the continent for his outstanding career in Europe with Arsenal, Monaco, Real Madrid, Manchester City and Tottenham.

Meanwhile, the Black Stars of Ghana have drawn 2016 European champions Portugal, first World Cup winner Uruguay and South Korea in Group H of the tournament to be held later this year.

Ghana will open her tournament with a clash against Cristiano Ronaldo's Portugal before facing South Korea and an epic final group game against Uruguay.

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Earlier, Sports Brief reported that Togolese football legend, Emmanuel Adebayor is backing Arsenal star Pierre-Emerick Aubamayeng to bounce back despite his broken relationship with fans of the club.

Aubamayeng was stripped off the Arsenal captaincy in December over breach of disciplinary code, and has since not played for the club.

Adebayor, who played for Arsenal between 2006 to 2009, revealed fans of Arsenal do not forgive regardless of your contribution to the team.