‘To participate in the upcoming Olympic games mean a lot to me’ – Black Meteors captain Daniel Afriyie Barnieh


Ghana’s Black Meteors captain Daniel Afriyie Barnieh has revealed how important playing at the 2024 Summer Olympics men’s football tournament in France, Paris means to him.


The former Accra Hearts of Oak SC talisman described the competition as one of the best in the world and is dreaming of taking part in the competition next year.

However the Ghana skipper did not get ahead of himself as he stated how important it is to first secure qualification at the 2023 CAF U-23 Championship in Morocco this month.


“It means a lot to me to participate in the Olympic Games because it is one of the biggest competitions in the world.”


“Its a competition that has seen a lot of stars participate in over the years”, Barnieh stated.


The tournament which began on Saturday saw hosts Morocco come from behind to beat Guinea 2-1 in the opening game.


Ghana will hope to get a win in their first game when they face Congo at the Prince Moulay Abdellah stadium at 3pm GMT on Sunday.

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