Former Chief Drummer of the Black Stars Joseph Langabel says Ghanaians destroyed by the Senior National just after the 2010 World Cup in South Africa.
Ghana made its second appearance at the 2010 World Cup and was just a penalty away from becoming the first African country to get to the semi finals of the world Cup in their game against Uruguay.
But a crucial penalty miss by striker Asamoah Gyan ruined Ghana’s chances of achieving that historic feat in South Africa.
With the Black Stars struggling to make an impact at international competitions in recent years, Langabel believes Ghanaians are to be blamed for the team’s dip in performance
Speaking on Untold Stories TV GH, the stauch supporter of Accra Great Olympics insist the flak,criticisms and insults Asamoah Gyan received from Ghanaians after the missed penalty dampened the spirits and put some fear in most black stars players till now
“Let me tell you the black stars got destroyed by Ghanaians just after Asamoah Gyan missed that crucial penalty in South Africa.
“The way and manner he was insulted and vilified by Ghanaians it really got to the other players because they felt that if Asamaoh Gyan can even be insulted and criticize like this,then for some of them they don’t even need to show up for the team” he told Untoldstories TV GH.
The Black Stars will be hoping to make amends for their abysmal performance at the 2021 afcon Cameroon, when they compete at the 2022 wolrd Cup in Qatar.
Watch full interview below