Normalisation Committee congratulates the Black Meteors

Black Meteors coach Tanko name team to face Algeria

The Normalisation Committee of the Ghana Football Association has congratulated the Ghana U23 side following their 0-1 win over Algeria on Tuesday.

The Ghanaian side fought hard to beat the Algerians at their own backyard in a which looked all done for the North Africans after recording a 1-1 scoreline in Accra.

But the resolute Ghanaians despite all the difficulties came out victorious with a solo goal courtesy skipper Yaw Yeboah.

The NC in a press released congratulated the players and the technical team for their efforts.

The Normalisation Committee of the Ghana Football Association congratulates the technical handlers and players of the Black Meteors for their impressive feat in Setif, Algeria last night in the final round of the CAF U-23 qualifiers.

Their remarkable 1:0 victory over Algeria, which qualified them to the CAF Under 23 Championship in Egypt on a 2:1 aggregate, was surely achieved by dint of hard work, resilience and patriotism.

The Black Meteors have been relentless under difficult situations, and even when the Tokyo 2020 dream appeared over after the frustrating 1:1 draw in Accra last week, Coach Ibrahim Tanko and his team, as well as the players, remained focused and optimistic.

They fought on to achieve what seemed unlikely, and we commend the team for their resilience and patriotism, which has earned them and the nation qualification to the CAF Under 23 Championship in Egypt.

As the team returns home tomorrow to begin preparations for the CAF U-23 Championship, it is important that they get the required support to enable them perform even better in Egypt to get Ghana the elusive Olympic football slot in Tokyo next year.

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