The Ghana U-20 on Saturday night beat their Ugandan partners by 2-0 in the last match of the 2021 U-20 AFCON in Mauritania to secure gold.
Their accomplishment denoted the fourth time Ghana had won the competition at that level since its commencement.
President Akufo-Addo who was essential for some prominent characters to salute the group after their accomplishment by and by said thanks to the Satellites for the blessing on Independence Day in his State of the Nation Address on Tuesday.
"This is a legitimate event for me indeed in the interest of all Ghanaians, to praise the Black Satellites on their magnificent triumph in winning the country's fourth under-20 African Cup of Nations when they beat Uganda 2-0 on Sunday in Nouakchott in Mauritania," President Akufo-Addo said as observed by GhanaWeb.
He added, "I praise the Black Satellites and specialized staff for their freedom blessing. I anticipate getting them at the Jubilee House sometime this evening."
He additionally noticed that the accomplishment of the group ought to be the break of another first light in the period of Ghanaian football.
"Ideally, this ought to be the start of another time of achievement for Ghanaian football," the President expressed.
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