Sporting activities News of Saturday, 22 June 2019
French Entire world Cup winner of Ghanaian descent Marcel Desailly believes Ghana could be among the surprise teams at the Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) in Egypt having shed the status of their favourite because of to disappointments in the latest situations.
The Black Stars, semi-finalists in the final 6 editions of the event and finalists in 2010 and 2015, are hoping to beat 23 other nations to get their initial title due to the fact 1982.
The match opened on Friday with the hosts beating Zimbabwe 1- in Cairo.
“In the past African Cup of Nations, we were being definitely hoping to get it simply because we had been just one of the favourites but you can see nothing took place,” 1998 Earth Cup winner Desailly advised Zylofon FM in Ghana.
“This time, you can see we are not one of the favourites
“Our status as underdogs makes it possible for us to perform in a greater way to be just one of the surprise groups of this event, so we hope that they put together incredibly very well.
“They [team] were being in Dubai [United Arab Emirates] to prepare bodily for the reason that you know its essential at the commencing of the event
“I’m confident that they [Ghana] can be a surprise of this match.”