Black Satellites, Princesses urged to go all out

The FIFA/CAF Liaison Team, has commended the national under-20 men’s team, the Black Satellites for their impressive 3-1 win over Benin in the first leg encounter of the 2019 Africa Youth Championship qualifier on Saturday at the Cape Coast Stadium.

A statement issued by the spokesperson of the FIFA/CAF Liaison Team, Mr Dan Kwaku Yeboah, showered praises on the team and urged them to focus on securing the ultimate ticket to the championship hosted by Niger.

“The FIFA/ CAF Liaison Team congratulates the technical team and the playing body of the Black Satellites for the performance. You fought from a goal down to defeat Benin 3-1 at the Cape Coast Stadium.

The statement further went to encourage the Black Princesses who despite losing the first match against France demonstrated a sense of fighting spirit as they assured them of their support going into the next round of matches.

“Whilst congratulating the Black Satellites, we acknowledge and encourage our valiant Black Princesses who lost their first game against France.

“Opening games against host countries have always been difficult. The Liaison team therefore wishes to encourage the Princesses not to give up but continue to fight to pick a place in the group.

“From a group comprising Netherlands, New Zealand, France and Ghana, it is possible that you can qualify beyond the group stage for the first time to make mother Ghana proud. We entreat all Ghanaians to support the Princesses in prayers. –GNA



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