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Sports News of Sunday, 24 March 2019


President Akufo-Addo congratulates Black Stars

President Akufo-Addo has congratulated the Ghana senior footbal team, the Black Stars, on winning their African Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifying match against Kenya in Accra.

The Black Stars beat Kenya a goal to nil on Saturday, March 23, 2019, at the Accra Sports Stadium.

In a post on Facebook, President Akufo-Addo said: “Warm congratulations to the players, coach Kwasi Appiah and his technical team, and the management team of the senior national football team, the Black Stars, on Saturday’s victory over Kenya.”

He added “Phase 1 of the project, i.e. topping their AFCON qualifying group, has been realised. Now on to phase 2, that is winning the next AFCON tournament in Egypt. I am confident we can make it, if we work at it. God bless the Black Stars.”