The Ghana Football Association (GFA) has issued a formal apology to the people of Ghana and all stakeholders in the wake of the disappointing performance by the senior national team, the Black Stars, at the Africa Cup of Nations Cote d’Ivoire 2023.
In a statement released by the GFA on its website, the association acknowledged the deep disappointment and frustration felt by the nation due to the team’s recent results. It recognized that the performance fell short of the high expectations shared by the passionate football-loving community, taking full responsibility for the letdown.
It further assured the public that the association is addressing the issues identified.
“Following a meeting of the Executive Council of the Association and Chairmen of the RFAs on Tuesday, January 30, 2024, the GFA wishes to assure all stakeholders that the requisite steps are being taken to address the issues at hand, and a thorough review of the team’s strategies, training, compensation, and overall structure is underway.”
A comprehensive review of the team’s strategies, training methods, compensation structure, and overall setup is currently underway.
The GFA emphasized its commitment to working tirelessly with stakeholders to build a stronger and more competitive national team. The association acknowledged the crucial role played by the unwavering support of stakeholders and fans in the development of Ghanaian football.
“We appreciate your understanding during this challenging time and remain dedicated to restoring the pride and success we all desire for the Ghana Black Stars. Together, we will emerge stronger and more resilient,” it added.
The association concluded the statement by expressing gratitude for the ongoing support from all stakeholders and reiterated its commitment to elevating the standard of Ghanaian football.