Former Sports Minister Edwin Nii Lante Vanderpuye is calling on Ghanaians to put political affiliations aside and rally behind the various sporting disciplines to achieve their goals.
According to the former minister, sports is an entertainment that bring people together so bringing partisan politics into it will not let the country achieve its goal.
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His comment comes after Black Stars midfielder Mubarak Wakaso stated in an interview with Angel TV that politics has ruined the game as the country's two biggest political parties [NPP-NDC] do not wish the Black Stars well because the ruling party will claim the glory.
A revelation the Member of Parliament of the Odododiodoo constituency has also confirmed, saying he experienced it as a Sports Minister.
Ghana has failed to annex her fifth AFCON trophy since winning her fourth in 1982.