Sports activities Information of Wednesday, 19 June 2019
Black Stars captain, Andre Ayew, insists Ghana are not favorites to gain AFCON 2019 in Egypt.
The Black Stars are chasing a initial AFCON title because 1982.
Because then nevertheless, the 4 time champions have appeared in the remaining 3 periods, dropping all of them.
Ghana has reached the semi finals of the AFCON in each and every of the previous 6 editions, a match file for consecutive appearances in the last 4.
Despite that impressive operate, the Swansea Town ahead thinks other countries are superior placed to acquire the title this time spherical than the Black Stars of Ghana.
“Let’s be sincere, Ghana has had a terrific staff for the last 12 or 13 a long time from the Appiah, Muntari and (John) Mensah and so forth generation, the 2006 Earth Cup to now.
“The place has often been capable to preserve a selected amount of effectiveness especially in the Afcon.
“Surprisingly, this is the very first time given that I am playing an Afcon exactly where we aren’t favourites.
“We’re generally the top 2 or 3 favourites and we always get to the semis or final but this time other countries like Senegal, Egypt, Cameroon, about 5 or 6 nations around the world are ahead of us,” Ayew claimed in an job interview from Dubai in which the staff is at the moment camping.
Kwesi Appiah’s adult men, who are now tenting in Dubai, are hoping to close that 37 12 months wait for the trophy when the continental showpiece begins on Friday.
Ghana will open the marketing campaign versus fellow West Africans Benin on Tuesday 25 June 2019.