The Minister for Youth and Sports Designate and MP for Yagaba- Kubori, Hon. Mustapha Ussif has congratulated the Black Satellites for making it to the final of the 22nd edition of Africa U-20 Cup of Nations (AFCON), Mauritania.
Ghana’s men’s U-20 soccer team, the Black Satellites beat Gambia 1-0 in Nouakchott, Mauritania.
Precious Boah’s 33rd-minute free-kick handed the Black Satellites the only goal of the game and perfect revenge against the Gambians whom they lost to in their final Group C game at Nouadhibou.
The victory puts the Ghanaians in contention for their fourth AFCON title after they won the U-20 trophy in 1993, 1999, and 2009.
The Black Satellites also won the U-20 world cup trophy in 2009, becoming the only African country to have chalked such a feat.
Oh his Facebook page, Hon. Mustapha Ussif said, “Congratulations to the Black Satellites for advancing to the final of the Africa U-20 Cup of Nations.
Go for the ultimate, boys!”
Hon. Mustapha Ussif replaced Isaac Kwame Asiamah who served as Minister of Sports during the first term of the Akufo-Addo government from 2017 to 2021.
Ghana and Uganda will play the final on Saturday at 8:00 p.m. at the Nouakchott Olympic Complex. Enditem