Sports News Tue, 7 Nov 2017

Late Herbert Addo's wife wishes Black Stars well ahead of Egypt clash

The late Herbert Addo's wife Mrs. Gifty Addo has wished the Black Stars of Ghana the best of luck as they take on The Pharaohs of Egypt in the last round group games of the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia.

Mrs. Gifty Addo spoke to the media to throw his weight behind the team who will be hoping to beat the Egyptians when she launched her foundation to support Orphans and Widows in the Central Region of Ghana.

"I wish the Black Stars well ahead of their World cup last group game against Egypt" Mrs. Gifty Addo told the Media.

"I know the spirit of my late husban Addo is with them, He could've wish them well too if he's still alive"

"Herbert loved Ghana Football and I promised him to support anything that he loves to do most".

"When Herbert Addo took charge of Black Stars in 1984, the team became part of him and that's why I want to take this opportunity to wish the team well on his behalf" She Added

Below is the full squad:

GOALKEEPERS : Richard Ofori (Maritzburg, South Africa), Joseph Addo (Aduana Stars, Ghana), Lawrence Ati (Sochaux, France).

DEFENDERS: Harrison Afful (Columbus Crew, USA), Daniel Opare (Augsburg, Germany), Lumor Agbenyenu (Portimonse, Portugal), Abas Mohammed (Harrisburg City, USA), Nicholas Opoku (Club Africain, Tunisia), Kasim Nuhu (Young Boys, Switzerland), Daniel Amartey (Leicester City, England)

MIDFIELDERS: Joseph Attamah (Istanbul Basaksehir, Turkey), Mubarak Wakaso (Alaves, Spain), Ebenezer Ofori (Stuttgart, Germany), Godfred Donsah (Bologna, Italy), Nasiru Mohammed (BK Hacken, Sweden), Patrick Twumasi (Astana FC, Kazakhstan), Nana Ampomah (Waasland-Beveren, Belgium), Christian Atsu (Newcastle United, England), Edwin Gyasi (Aalesund, Norway).

FORWARDS: Raphael Dwamena (FC Zurich, Switzerland), Asamoah Gyan (Kayerispor, Turkey), Majeed Waris (Lorent, France), Boakye Yiadom (Crvena Zvezda, Serbia).

Mrs. Gifty Addo is aiming to contest for the NPP Womens Organiser in 2018 at the central region.

Source: Owusu Benjamin
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