“I’m very happy Black Stars are going to World Cup in my regime” – Akufo Addo

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President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo is pleased with the Black Stars’ World Cup qualifying.

On Tuesday, March 29, the squad drew 1-1 with the Nigerian Super Eagles at the Moshood Abiola National Stadium to qualify.

Ghana qualified through the away goals rule after a 0-0 draw in Kumasi on March 25.

President Akufo-Addo congratulated the team on their achievement on Wednesday at the Jubilee House.

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He urged the technical staff to stay together and asked GFA President Kurt Okraku to retain them until the World Cup in November before signing a long-term deal.

President Akufo-Addo says he was in Abuja on a formal assignment when he saw the Nigerians’ uneasiness.

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He stated the Nigerians wanted to win in Ghana before the second leg because losing would be terrible at home.

He promised them a “special package” as a “thank you and recognition”. The players will return to their clubs tonight.

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