Sports News of Thu, 16 Nov 20176
2018 World Cup: We shot ourselves in the foot - Kurt Okraku
Member of the Ghana Football Association Executive committee Kurt Okraku says they shot themselves in the foot in all aspects of their preparations towards the 2018 World Cup in Russia.
Ghana failed to make a fourth successive appearance at the Mundial after Egypt secured the sole ticket from E in the qualifiers.
Speaking on the Extra time with host Henry Asante Twum, the Executive Director of Dreams FC believe the frosty relationship between the then sports ministry and the FA, coupled with the work done by the technical team and the players clearly showed that they were not ready to battle it out for a place in Russia.
“It is unfortunate that we could not make it to the event” “Indeed we were in the mood of being used to always making it to the Mundial at every taking”
“In Germany, South Africa and Brazil we were present so we were getting used to it and getting to know that we won't go to Russia, it was bit hard but we lost it,”Kurt told Starr Sports
“In terms of the frosty relationship between the then sports ministry and the FA, coupled with the work done by the technical team and the players clearly showed that we as a people were not ready that the truth so we lost it “he added