Ghana renews interest to part take in FIFA World Cup. The interest commences this evening in Cape Coast. Key on the field will be how the team performs. Dede Ayew as skipper of the side has a major role to play.
The Black Stars of Ghana sealed its maiden World Cup appearance in 2006, Germany. Arguably the best Black Stars squad in the last two decade was led by Stephen Appiah. The former Juventus player exhibited unique leadership in the helm of affairs. He did not only foster unity but ensured the entire team moves in a common direction. Stephen Appiah-led Black Stars kept their focus and composure as they snaked along the qualifying route of 2006 World Cup. He took charge of responsibilities when the need avails, serving as a reminder for his colleagues to tow same line. He is credited for many of the courageous efforts which characterized some matches. The ultimate, which is World Cup slot, was brought home in the end, throwing the country into a state of hysteria. The unbending Stephen Appiah continued to shepherd his members until a successive World Cup participation came on board in 2010. His enviable leadership skills was at the center of discussions, with the majority of the populace labeling him as the best Captain to have emerged at the Senior National team level.
Asamoah Gyan will later take over and lead Ghana into 2014 World Cup in Brazil. Although the story to follow the qualification was reprehensible, it does not expunge the fact that Black Stars of Ghana were counted among the list of participants in the global showpiece. He led the team with the skills he had acquired over the years and qualified with his squad.
Dede Ayew is chocked with rich history of how former captains made it to the global tournament. Having participated at 2014 World Cup, Dede is abreast with how the squad executed the task through the qualifiers.
The time is ripe for the son of the Maestro to convert his experience into reality. How to rally his colleagues towards a common goal must not be an albatross on his neck as he led a team of players to FIFA Under 20 World Cup feat in Egypt 2009. His leadership thoughts are swimming through a gigantic test, which can only be exonerated with qualification. The record of the third skipper to lead Ghana into World Cup must not be a mirage but milestone that will remain ineffaceable. Dede Ayew, 31, may not be gifted another glorious moment by age, hence ought to make the present opportunity linger forever in the National team.
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