By:Joshua Nii Appiah, Doha
Former Communications Director of the Ghana Football Association, Ibrahim Sannie Daara says Ghanaians should be happy about the youthful squad selected by Black Stars coach Otto Addo for the Qatar 2022 world cup.
With an average age of 24.7 the Black Stars are the youngest participating team at the mundial. According to the former GFA deputy General Secretary, the dominance of young players in the national team presents a bright future. “We have a group of young players who can go on to serve the country for the next ten to sixteen years, and that bodes well for us” he said.
Sannie Daara believes Qatar 2022 World Cup is the best platform for Ghana’s young players to build their profiles and gather more experience. “Mark my words, in the next two to three years, all the players we have currently will be playing for higher-profile teams”.
He added that ” a lot of them play in the toughest leagues and even though they are young they would have world cup experience too”.
The former BBC journalist is in Doha to support the Black stars to shine at the world cup. Ghana’s Black Stars are in group H where they face Portugal, South Korea and Uruguay.