Daniel Amokachi, a former Everton attacker, mocks GFA over the World Cup venue woes.
In a video that went viral, Nigerian football legend Daniel Amokachi joked about the current situation in Ghana, where the Ghanaian authorities have yet to confirm the venue for Nigeria vs Ghana world cup play-off match, despite offering an alternative stadium.
“We are all ready. Look how beautiful the pitch is. But some people are still looking for a venue”, Amokachi said in his video recorded in a Nigerian stadium
— AfrikPage (@afrikpage_) March 15, 2022
Indeed, the stadium that will host Ghana’s encounter against Nigeria in the opening leg of the Qatar 2022 World Cup qualifiers is still Cape Coast Stadium.
Daniel Amokachi in a nutshell.
Daniel Owefin Amokachi (born December 30, 1972) is a former professional footballer and Nigerian football manager.
He was a forward who played in the Premier League for Everton and was a member of their FA Cup-winning team in 1995. He also spent time in the top flight in Belgium and Turkey, with longer spells at Club Brugge and Besiktas.
In 1992, while playing for Brugge, he scored the club’s first UEFA Champions League goal.
He also played for the Ranchers Bees, Colorado Rapids, and Nasarawa United for a short time.
Nigeria capped him 44 times, scoring 13 goals and awarding him African Footballer of the Year three times.
His spell in international football saw him win the African Cup of Nations in 1994 and a gold medal at the the1996 Olympics.
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