Phakaaathi Reporter
Football writer
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31 Mar 2016
1:04 pm

Ghana coach apologises for vulgar post-match comment

Phakaaathi Reporter

Ghana's national team coach Avram Grant has withdrawn a foul comment he made after the Black Stars' win over Mozambique.

Avram Grant, former coach of Ghana. ©Gavin Barker/BackpagePix

The Black Stars trainer said at a post-match media conference: ““If this nation will concentrate on the football and not the bull***t, and just the football because there is a lot of passion, we can reach higher, high level. It is a long term target, but it’s achievable.”

Grant’s comments at the conference were met by harsh responses from Ghanaians and one football administrator, Alhaji Abdul Karim Grusah calling for his removal.

The former Chelsea manager retracted his vulgar comment. Ghana are currently leading Group H for the 2017 Afcon qualification campaign.

“First, I withdraw this word. Just the thing I will like to say is I love Ghana and I respect Ghanaians and I care about the Ghanaian team,” he told the Ghana FA communication division.

“What I wanted to say is we need everybody not to focus on the unnecessary thing, only to focus about the most important thing that our leaders can make the change and focus on the important things that can take us forward and not about negative things.”