Some Ghanaian football aficionados were held in custody in Qatar for selling World Cup match tickets.
This was disclosed by the Minister for Youth and Sports, Mustapha Ussif, on Tuesday, 29th November 2022, when he visited the Ghanaian contingent who had ventured out to Qatar to rally behind the Black Stars in the progressive World Cup tournament with the Ambassador of Ghana to Qatar, Mohamed Noureddine Ismail, and some security agents.
In his discussion with allies in the Al Madaen flat in Doha, the Minister stated his ardent appreciation to the delegation for their enduring support in Qatar up until this point.
Mr Ussif furthermore said that Ghana’s economy was in a crucial state, which is the reason he chose to endeavor in appealing to individuals and associations for commitments and sponsorships to help cover a portion of the expenses for the Ghanaian team.
He likewise encouraged fans not to sell the tickets they had endeavored to get for them, indicating that a couple of Ghanaians had been held in custody and accused of selling tickets given to them to permit them entrance to the stadium.
The Diplomat of Ghana to Qatar, on his part, commended the Ghanaian delegation for their diligent demeanor up to this point, and encouraged them to keep exhibiting Ghana’s astounding culture.
Mr. George Mensah, a security expert with the Ghana police force, likewise commended the supporters and urged them to proceed with the remarkable work.
He continued to say that they were there to safeguard the delegation all time round.