Ghana has also qualified to most African Nations Cup competitions and reached the last four since 2008.
In the past, Ghana has won the World Cup at Under 17 level in 1991 and 1995, after placing second in 1993 and 1997.
In all competitions that Ghana has participated, they display and always come up with some great talents. Over the years, Ghana has produced the likes of Wilberforce Mfum, Osei Kofi, Jones Attuquayefio, Emmanuel Quarshie, Peter Lamptey, Robert Hammond, Francis Kumi, Awuley Quaye Sr. Abdul Razak, Mohammed Polo. Adolf Armah, Abedi Pele, Opoku Nti, Shamo Quaye, Ablade Kumah, Joe Debrah, Nii Odartey Lamptey, Daniel Addo, Godwin Attram, Prince Tagoe, Sam Johnson, John Mensah, Stephen Appiah, Laryea Kingston, Asamoah Gyan, Sulley Muntari, Michael Essien, Ben Dong Bortey, Awule Quaye Jr, Derek Boateng, Kwadwo Asamoah and many others.
A new era is emerging and new players are replacing the aging players as the nation prepares for the future.
Yaw Yeboah is a young Ghanaian professional footballer who plays as a striker for FC Twente on loan from Manchester City. He was born on March 28, 1997 and he featured for Ghana at the Under 20 Cup and got nominated for the CAF Youth Player of the Year. Now with FC Twente, he is a gem ready to shine if offered the chance.
Samuel Tetteh is another Ghanaian footballer who currently plays as a forward for the Austrian club Liefering on loan from Red Bull Salzburg. Born on July 28, 1996, the 20year old rising star has been gradually playing as the scorer of important goals when he scored against Rwanda in the last African Cup qualifier.
On the local front, Latif Blessing who won the Goal King with Liberty Professionals is also a potential who must be given the opportunity.
With Asamoah Gyan, not finding his bearing of late, it is time others are given the opportunity to play and excel.
Since goals are what make the game of football, it is prudent that Ghana finds replacements for the aging or none performing players so that the Black Stars maintain their status as the best in Africa.