Athletics Information of Thursday, 23 May 2019
Stephen Appiah thinks Thomas Partey has the knack to guide Ghana to glory at the Africa Cup of Nations and thinks he is just one of Black Stars’ leaders.
Partey played a vital position as Atletico Madrid concluded second in the just concluded LaLiga year, actively playing 32 situations, scoring thrice with a passing precision of 84% for Los Rojiblancos.
Kwesi Appiah’s side encounter challenging Afcon games against Cameroon, Benin Republic, and Guinea-Bissau in Team F as they aim for their fifth African title.
Appiah, who played 67 instances for his region, believes the 26-12 months-old will be a critical figure in Ghana’s quest to glow brightly in Egypt.
“Every player’s desire is to play in Afcon and Thomas Partey is not an exception,” Appiah advised Target.
“Partey is executing extremely well and with his qualities and what he can do on the industry, he can assistance Ghana go considerably.”
Ghana completed a disappointing fourth in the very last version staged in Gabon, nonetheless, the 38-calendar year-old is upbeat of his country’s probabilities this time all-around.
“It’s going to be an fascinating Afcon for the reason that we will be obtaining 24 groups participate in its place of 16. That will make it tough and fascinating,” he ongoing.
“For Ghana, we are heading to get it to match soon after match. All the international locations having component are not pushovers and they will be really ready.
“We have our aim going to Egypt, and that is to win, but we have to respect the nations who will be collaborating.”
The Black Stars start out their campaign versus the Squirrels on June 25 at the Ismailia Stadium, Ismailia.