The Ghana Supporters union on Friday, January 5, 2023, out-doored their new website and social media handles as their quest to rebrand themselves takes shape.
The group led by Issaka Moro Polo – also known as 40-40, as its acting president, is the umbrella body of all supporters in the country responsible for supporting, motivating and entertaining all national team during local and international competitions.
At the event which took place at the Omaye Hall at the Accra Metropolitan Assembly on Friday, January 5, 2024.
The website, Ghanasupporters.com is an embodiment of what the group stand for when it comes to supporting the national teams.
The colourful event also included the outdooring and launching of their social media handles in addition to the official website.
The event which started at 10am was graced by sponsors Rice Express as well as representatives of the Member of Parliament for Okaikwei Central Constituency Hon. Patrick Yaw Boamah.
Other major sponsors of the launch were Aqua Blue, Tampico and Angel Cola whose contribution to the event made it a success.
The event marks the genesis of a new era in the history of supporters within the sports fraternity in Ghana.
Speaking to sienutvsports.com at the launch, Ag. President Issaka Polo outlined the significance of coming together under a single body as supporters and eschewing the days of segregation.
“It makes us strong,” he said.
“Coming together shows that we have the common interest of the nation and not personal interests.
“Now we have about 98% of all the supporters’ groups in the country under this union,” he added.
“We are hopeful that the Black Stars will surprise Ghanaians and so we are going to ivory coast in our numbers to support the team and every one of our members will be there,” he concluded.
The supporters are expected to leave Ghana by Friday, January 12, 2023 for Ivory Coast to support the Black Stars.
The Black Stars will depart Ghana for Ivory Coast on Wednesday January 10 and play their first game on January 14, 2023.
Frederick Marfo is a sportswriter and social worker well known for his advocacy for equal chances and rights for all athletes, especially those with disabilities.