Della Sowah congratulates Black Stars…advises GFA
Member of Parliament for the people of Kpando Constituency and former Deputy
Minister for Gender, Children and Social Protection, Della Sowah has congratulated
the Black Stars for a spirited performance against South Korea yesterday.
She said the display was a commitment to go all for Mother Ghana at the highest
stage in football.
The Member of Parliament speaking to The Spectator after Ghana’s victory over
South Korea noted that experience is very useful and must always be tapped.
Additionally she charged Ghanaians to have trust in themselves and give the Black
Stars the unflinching support in this World Cup.
The MP added that with believe and desire to fight for Ghana, the Black Stars can
surprise any country on the big stage.
This notwithstanding, she has appealed to The Ghana Football Association to make
good use of former Black Stars Players.
She urged the Football Association to device a plan for these ex-Black Stars players
and make them a part of football development at the juvenile and other levels for
According to her, the likes of Abedi Pele, Stephen Appiah, John Paintsil, Asamoah
Gyan, Yaw Preko, Michael Essien, Sulley Muntari, and many other faithful sons of
Ghana, have been exposed to meaningfully contribute their years of expertise to the
She added that her encounter with most of them shows they are always ready to
play their part when duty calls.
Della Sowah said these old players have played to the highest level of football and
have seen it all and it would be better to devise a role for them to be useful to the
By Edem Mensah-Tsotorme