“Ayekoo” –Emmanuel Asare congratulates Black Stars for AFCON qualification

Former Black Stars defender, Emmanuel Asare has congratulated the Ghana national team for qualifying to the next African Cup of Nations after drawing with South Africa Thursday.

Asare who played for Okwawu United in Ghana before leaving for Belgium to pursue his soccer career is currently unearthing talents with his academy dubbed Asarit Football Academy which he founded with his wife.

In a telephone interview with Power Sports, elated Asare said the Black Stars have done well and need to be supported as they get ready for the next AFCON.

Ghana Black Stars is yet to win AFCON after winning it for the first time in 1982 in Libya.

He said the game was difficult, however the Stars, led by Mubarak Wakaso, did well to get a draw qualifying the Stars to Cameroon 2021 slated for January and February next year.

He showered praises on coach C. K. Akunnor and pleaded with Ghanaians and the media to rally behind him to succeed.

Asare said he wants to contribute to the development and promotion of sports in Ghana, especially football.

He also thanked the Sports Writers Association of Ghana (SWAG) led by Kwabena Yeboah.

According to Asare, Asarit is not playing in the league but boast of amazing talents because his scouts took time to comb the surroundings of Akutuase at Nkawkaw to identify footballers.

He thanked his scouts and coaches for having time for the future stars.

Emmanuel Asare noted the current GFA under Kurt Okraku is doing well and also need support from corporate Ghana.

He expressed that sports need financing to excel and commended companies who support sports.

By Nana Prempeh|

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