In a recent announcement posted on the Ghana Football Association (GFA) website, the organization extended heartfelt apologies to the people of Ghana and all stakeholders for the underwhelming performance of the senior national team, the Black Stars, at the Africa Cup of Nations Cote D’Ivoire 2023. Acknowledging the disappointment and frustration felt by the passionate football-loving nation, the GFA expressed full responsibility for the team’s failure to meet the high expectations.
Following a crucial meeting on Tuesday, January 30, 2024, involving the Executive Council of the Association and Chairmen of the Regional Football Associations (RFAs), the GFA assured stakeholders that necessary steps are underway to address the issues at hand. A comprehensive review of the team’s strategies, training methods, compensation structures, and overall organizational framework is in progress.
The GFA emphasized its commitment to working collaboratively with stakeholders to build a stronger and more competitive team. Recognizing the invaluable support of loyal fans and stakeholders, the GFA expressed gratitude for their understanding during this challenging period. The organization is resolute in its dedication to restoring the pride and success associated with the Ghana Black Stars, with a promise to emerge stronger and more resilient together.
The statement reads “The Ghana Football Association extends our sincerest apologies to the good people of Ghana and all stakeholders for the recent disappointing performance of the senior national team, the Black Stars at the Africa Cup of Nations Cote D’Ivoire 2023.
We understand the disappointment and frustration that such results can bring to our passionate football-loving nation. Our team’s performance fell short of the high expectations we all share, and we take full responsibility for the disappointment.
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.
We value the unwavering support of our stakeholders, and we commit to working tirelessly with you to ensure a stronger and more competitive team. Your loyalty and passion are the driving forces behind our efforts to rebuild and elevate the standard 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.
Thank you for your continued support.