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GFA boss Kurt Okraku reacts to journalist booing players at AFCON

Kurt Okraku, the president of the Ghana Football Association, believes that after the “unfortunate” episode during the Africa Cup of Nations in Ivory Coast, footballers being booed at tournaments will no longer occur.

After the Black Stars’ 2-2 tie with Mozambique, which resulted in the elimination of the four-time African champions, Ghanaian journalists were infuriated.

The players were booed by a group of reporters when they refused to perform their assigned tasks at the mixed zone.

“I share the pain of every Ghanaian on the back of our poor performance of our Black Stars at the AFCON. I also share in the pain of colleague journalists that their lifespan was cut short due to our early exit,” stated Kurt Okraku at the Meet the Press in Kumasi.

“But I do not share in the act of booing our players. As Journalists we have been trained to support and report on our national team, I pray and hope that this singular act will never be repeated.

“That act has now activated CAF in finding ways of imposing fines on Ghana. It was a bad one!! And like I said here the period between our exit and now has seen a lot of sober reflection. If we behave well, we know! If we don’t behave better we know!! Don’t let us put Ghana in a bad light.”