Former Ghana International, George Owu has strong conviction that Ghana’s Africa Cup of Nations trophy drought will end in Ivory when the 2023 edition is held.
Ghana since, 1982 have yet to clinch the prestigious Africa tournament after last winning it. They have won the tournament four times, and are looking for to winning it for the fifth time.
They came close to clinching it in 2015 but lost on penalties to Ivory Coast despite converting their first two kicks. Its being 40 years Ghana last won it.
The Black Stars have secured qualification to their 24th AFCON after dispatching Central African Republic 2-1 in the final qualifying fixture and finish as winners of Group E.
With the performance of the Black Stars, the former and Asante Kotoko SC is optimistic this time around the gods of football will smile at the West African Country.
“This Ghana team can win the AFCON with the right support and motivation from Ghanaians”, he stated this in an interview with Accra-based Onua FM.
George Owu passed through our national team ranks before hunging his boot, having featured for the Black Satellites, Black Meteors and ultimately the Black Stars, all at major tournaments.
He was among the only four home-based players to make Ghana’s final squad in their first ever World Cup appearance in 2006- held in Germany
Currently, he is the goalkeepers trainer at the National U-17 Boys team.
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