Entertainment of Tuesday, 24 January 2017
Source: Eyra Doe
UK-based International Gospel Act, Sonnie Agyemang Badu has appealed to the Black Stars of Ghana to put in much effort to win this year’s African Cup of Nations (AFCON), currently ongoing in Gabon.
In a passionate appeal to the senior national team on his Instagram account, he pleaded with the Stars to let the cup touch the Ghanaian soil. He encouraged them to put in their best to bring the cup home as Ghanaians have been nursing broken hearts since Senegal 1992.
He admonished some of the senior players who are due to retire early, to at least make an effort to win the come. He envisaged that winning the cup would make Ghanaians proud of them again.
Sonnie who posted his “private letter to the Black Stars on his Instagram account prior to the match with the eagles of Mali wished the Stars luck and wrote “Dear Ghana Black Stars, this time round all we are asking you to do for us is let the AFCON CUP touch the Ghanaian soil. ..#BRINGtheCupHome by fire by force, we have been crying of heart breaks since Senegal 92, most of you were young then (I remember it like yesterday) , I know you are all in good shape, for some of you remember it’s your last AFcon so a word to the wise is enough … much love BADU … a private letter to the Ghana snr national team .. good luck on your game with Mali today”.
His “private letter attracted comments from many who cheered the Stars on and wished them well in their subsequent matches. In an interview with Sonnie Badu, he further appealed to Ghanaians to forgive the Black Stars and cheer them on to victory to win this year’s AFCON.
Meanwhile, Sonnie Badu who has started his preaching and worship tours round the world has officially released his new album “Soundz of Africa” on sale on the Ghanaian market. He has admonished his followers and fans who send messages of getting the album to get copies at all retail outlets.
Sonnie Badu is a multi- award-winning gospel artiste who has shared the stage with International gospel artistes like Tytribett, Tasha Cobbs, Darwin Hobbs, Dr Ron Kenoly and Jonathan Nelson.