Deputy Minister for Youth and Sports, Hon. Pius Enam Hadzide commends Micheal Essien for visiting the Black Princesses camp in France in the ongoing FIFA U20 Women’s World Cup.
The former Black Stars midfielder ace paid a surprise visit to team Ghana ahead of their opening game of Group A against France in the biennial tournament.
Essien interacted with the playing body and motivated them to fight for one of the two tickets to the next round of the competition.
“Micheal Essien, thank you very much. You have proven yourself once again to be a true Ghanaian. I have seen videos of you in the dressing room and in the stands determined to support our girls. This is definitely a though match with all the advantages going for France but we remain confident in the capabilities of the team to go past the group stages. Micheal akpe kakakaaa!”
Michael Essien, together with French female international Laura Georges as well as ex-France female star Brigitte Henriques were handed invitations by FIFA to grace the opening ceremony.
By Ayishatu Ali Zakaria