Mohammed Amin ‘Shiek’ Lamptey says Ghana President John Mahama is the custodian of the Black Stars
Renowned Ghanaian sports journalist cum politician Mohammed ‘Shiek’ Amin Lamptey had waded into the debate on the Black Stars returnees as says President John Mahama is the custodian of all the national teams including the Black Stars.
It is on record that the game of football was first introduced into the Gold Coast towards the close of the 19th century by merchants from Europe.
Sailors during their leisure times played football among themselves and sometimes with a select side of the Ghanaian people.
The popularity of the game spread faster within a short time along the coastal areas of Cape Coast culminating in the formation of the first football club, Excelsior, in 1903 by Mr. Briton, a Jamaican-born, who was then the Head Teacher of Philip Quaicoe Government Boys School in Cape Coast.
Football in Ghana has been described by many as the passion of the nation especially with the n...