The President of the Ghana Football Association (GFA), Kurt Edwin Simeon-Okraku, has urged the Black Princesses to go beyond the group stage of the 2022 FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup.
He said they should focus on the vision of excelling and touching the trophy.
Mr Okraku pledged support from the association and Ghanaians for them ahead of the tournament.
“As we start the journey to Costa Rica, it is important we tick all the boxes right and for that reason, we have decided to pay you a visit.
“This journey started long ago, but you have been very dedicated towards the course and achieved the ultimate if qualifying to the World Cup. This is not our first time qualifying for the World Cup, but this should be the first time we go beyond the group stage and perhaps bring the trophy.
“I do not doubt the quality of talent and quality we have here in this group and we believe with the right levels of support, we can go all the way,” he said after visiting the team on Thursday.
“As you prepare, it is important for all of us to put our eyes firmly on the vision to make our nation great and strong and to sacrifice for our dear country. We can only achieve this if we are focused on the vision, the vision to excel at the World Cup, go beyond the group stage and touch the trophy”.
“It is a vision which is achievable if we remain focused and align ourselves to the technical advice from the technical team.”
“For us at the Football Association, we will continue to give you the maximum support and the entire country is strongly behind your campaign. Government is very supportive of what you are doing and so when you go out there to battle, you will not be alone” the GFA President further stated.
The FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup will take place in Costa Rica from August 10-28, 2022.