HIT THE GROUND RUNNING – GNPC tells Black Stars ahead of World Cup 2018 qualifier against Uganda
The Ghana National Petroleum Corporation (GNPC), headline sponsor of the Black Stars, has called on the Black Stars to put up their best performance against their Ugandan counterparts in their first World Cup 2018 qualifier match at the Tamale Sports Stadium today, Friday October 7, 2016.
In a goodwill message to the team on Thursday, Alexander Mould, Chief Executive Officer of GNPC said, “You have a track record to protect, having made it consecutively to the last three finals of the global assembly of elite football nations,” adding, “we therefore urge you to stay focused, and give of your best for a resounding victory to ensure an early booking of your ticket to the Russia 2018 World Cup Finals”.
“We are hopeful that you will give Ghanaians the victory that they expect from you over the Cranes of Uganda,” he said.
GNPC additionally urges all football fans to troop to the Tamale Sports Stadium on Friday to give maximum support to the Black Stars.
Ghana was drawn in Group E along side Egypt, Congo and Uganda.
The Ghana National Petroleum Corporation (GNPC) is Ghana’s National Oil Company (NOC) established in 1983 by PNDC Law 64, to undertake the exploration, development, production and disposal of petroleum. The Corporation, which started operations in 1985, is the anchor partner in all Petroleum Agreements in Ghana and operator of the Voltaian Basin Project. GNPC is also the National Gas Aggregator in Ghana, and is working to ensure sustainable supply of efficient fuel to meet Ghana’s increasing energy needs. GNPC is the Headline Sponsor of the Black Stars.