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We are sorry if we have offended you in anyway - Kurt Okraku to ex- national players Featured

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The President of the Ghana Football Association, Mr. Kurt E.S Okraku has pleaded to ex-Black Stars players on behalf of the entire football fraternity to forgive anything that has been done to offend them in anyway relating to the national team.

It is speculated that, some of the former national players are pissed and have pledged to not forgive the country for some maltreatment they went through but the GFA President yesterday issued a plea to ask them for forgiveness in a meeting that took place at the Kempiski Hotel in Accra.

 
Some of the ex-players that made themselves present for the event includes Rev. Osei Kofi, Abedi Pele, Wilberforce Mfum,Stephen Appiah, Samuel Osei Kuffour, Augustine Arhinful, Tony Baffoe, Ibrahim Sunday, Ablade Kumah, Dan Owusu, Affoh Duodu, Sam Johnson and many more.
 
The event was organised by the Minister for Youth and Sports, Hon. Mustapha Ussif who mainly did this to familiarise himself to the former national heroes and also commended them for their great service to the nation and has asked them to willingly come on board with their support and prayers to uplift the hoodoo on the senior national team which has seen the AFCON eluded Ghana for almost 40 now.
 
Speaking at the meeting, the GFA President Kurt Okraku, praised the national heroes for a remarkable and great service to the nation and has asked them to find a place in their heart to forgive to anything bad that was done to them during their playing days with any of our national teams. He said; 
 
“You sacrificed from the days when you  walked long distances to training in your youth till the days when you played in the national teams. At the end, Ghana became the ultimate beneficiary of your sacrifices”.
 
“In the challenging  times when there was no or little motivation you still sacrificed to represent Ghana. I remember the story of the flight to Gabon and am sure you all have stories to tell. These are ultimate sacrifices you all made for Ghana.
 
“Our mission here today is to say thank you. However if in anyway, we have offended any of you, we are sorry." The GFA President pleaded
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