The Black Stars of Ghana’s unique celebration dance has become one of the endearing images of the AFCON 2017 in Gabon and they have Ghanaian music star Kofi Kinata to thank for it.

In an interview with, Ghana winger Christian Atsu revealed that the singer’s hit song “Confession” was the inspiration behind their dance.


“ You know that song by Kofi Kinata asking God to take the steering wheel is what we are dancing to. We are also celebrating God taking the steering wheel for us”.

The Black Stars qualified for the quarter-finals of the competition after an Asamoah Gyan header gave them a second victory in Group D. They will face rivals Egypt to decide who tops the group.