By Felix Frimpong
President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has rewarded the Black Stars B players with $100,000 for winning the 2017 WAFU [West African Football Union] Cup of Nations.
The first gentleman of the state [Nana Addo] who was full of praise for the Black Stars B revealed that Chief Olusegun Obasanjo has already congratulated him on Ghana’s win [4-1] over Nigeria in the finals.
“All of Ghana is very proud of your achievement. In fact, yesterday, the former President of Nigeria, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo was with me here at the Presidency. He began our meeting by firstly congratulating me.”
President Akufo-Addo further reiterated that he wishes the principles of teamwork exhibited by the players on their road to winning the trophy could be emulated by all Ghanaians.
“Victory was chalked on the principles of teamwork, hard work and everybody fighting for each other. That is the way football teams succeed, and that is the way we want our nation to succeed. All of us pulling together, working hard and co-operating to develop our country.”
The prize money for winning the 2017 WAFU Cup of Nations is $100,000.
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