Akufo-Addo Rewards Black Stars Team After World Cup Qualification

Akufo-Addo Rewards Black Stars Team After World Cup Qualification

  • President Akufo-Addo has gifted the Black Stars with some special diaries following their World Cup qualification
  • The entire team was at the Jubilee House after they called on the president following their return to Ghana from Nigeria
  • The senior national team pipped the Super Eagles of Nigeria in a 1-1 draw in Abuja to book a place in Qatar

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The president of the Republic of Ghana, William Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has rewarded members of Ghana's senior national team, the Black Stars following their World Cup qualification.

In a video sighted by YEN.com.gh on Instagram, the commander-in-chief of the Ghana Armed Forces was seen having some conversations with the senior national team at the seat of government.

Both the playing and non-playing bodies of the team met with the president after securing Africa's first slot at the Qatar World Cup which would take place in November 2022.

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Akufo-Addo and Black Stars team. Source: Instagram/ghhyper1
Source: Instagram

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Following a 1-1 draw against the Super Eagles of Nigeria, the Black Stars managed to pip their arch West African rivals to a place at the worldwide showpiece.

Against this backdrop, the president deemed it fit to gift the playing and non-playing body of the senior national team some paraphernalia to show the nation's gratitude to them.

President Akufo-Addo, in the video was seen handing what looked like diaries to the Black Stars.

He gave out a copy of the diary to the handler of the team, Otto Addo, and also gave one to "the Arsenal man" Thomas Teye Partey who scored Ghana's only goal of the match.

President Akufo-Addo then announced that the rest of the team was going to receive their copies before taking his seat.

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Video Of Powerful Mallam Predicting That Ghana Would Not Qualify For World Cup Pops Up

Meanwhile, a video showing a mallam predicting that the senior national teams would not qualify for the World Cup in Qatar has popped up after his words backfired.

In the video sighted by YEN.com.gh on Instagram, the mallam was seen granting an interview and was heard saying there was no way Ghana was going to pip Nigeria to book a place at the World Cup.

According to him, he had consulted his oracle and it came out with a clear verdict that Nigeria was going to go to the World Cup instead of Ghana.

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