Captain of Ghana U-17 side Eric Ayiah has beseeched Ghanaians to pray and support the team as they lock horns with their Nigerien counterparts in the round-16 of the FIFA U-17 World Cup.
Speaking to Happy FM’s Odiasempa Kwame Oware from Mumbai-India, Ayiah, who grabbed a brace against hosts India in the Black Starlets’ last group game, assured Ghanaians that they will put forward their best feet to grab victory for the nation.
“As the captain of the Black Starlets of Ghana, I plead with every Ghana to pray for and support us as we come up against our counterparts from Niger today. We also promise to put smiles on the faces of Ghanaians in today’s game.” Ayiah said.
The Black Starlets play Niger at 11;30am today in the round of 16 of the FIFA U-17 World Cup with the winner billed to meet high-flying Mali in the quarter-finals.