The four Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) trophies won by Ghana have reportedly gone missing.
https://www.c4trio.com/qa6v5yc3va Under CAF rules, teams that win the AFCON are given a replica of the trophy on a permanent basis and are allowed to keep the original trophy for the two years in-between tournaments before handing it back.
https://www.gadgetking.com/2023/12/20/fsbbbg0uau2 Teams are, however, allowed to keep the original trophy permanently when they win it thrice, an achievement that only Ghana, Cameroon and Egypt have so far attained.
https://twd4x4.com.au/23sk2w6e4 Speaking about Ghana’s poor record of keeping relics, Angel FM sports journalist Saddick Adams said the replica trophies given to Ghana by CAF cannot be traced.
https://apexpeakfest.com/8b8j26is1-3121 According to Saddick Adams, who is the reigning Sports Writers Association of Ghana’s (SWAG) sports journalist of the year, he tried tracking the trophies before the 2019 AFCON and was told they were missing.
Cheap Tramadol From India “Before the 2019 AFCON, I asked questions about the four trophies that we have won and I was told that we lost the trophies during the Coup when the National Sports Council Office was ransacked.”
https://mappinglondon.co.uk/2023/my2gj7pln9f Meanwhile, three years ago, the Ministry of Youth and Sports announced that it had found the AFCON trophy that Ghana won for keeps in 1978.
In a statement, the Ministry said: “The Cup known as the ‘Abdelaziz Abdallah Salem Trophy will be among the many trophies that are scheduled to be exhibited at the Nat. Sports Museum when it’s established as part of the 2023 African Games in Ghana.”
https://www.gadgetking.com/2023/12/20/xs2ds8kg9 In 2020, Egypt’s original the trophy, which they secured for keeps after winning the AFCON three times in 2006, 2008 and 2010, also disappeared from the headquarters of the Egyptian Football Association (EFA) in Cairo.
https://www.omnomnomad.com/2023/12/20/0xja2zqg Watch the video of Saddick Adams revealing his findings below: