Sporting activities News of Friday, 28 June 2019
Former ace Sports activities Journalist Kwabena Agyapong has disclosed that he was remaining dumbfounded by some of the decisions of mentor Kwesi Appiah in Ghana’s 2-2 draw with Benin.
The Black Stars were held to a 2-2 attract by Benin in their opening video game at the Nations Cup in Egypt.
The crew had to participate in vast majority of the second 50 % with a male down soon after defender John Boye was sent off for a second yellow card.
“In football, there is a good deal of psychology in it and when you drop into a defensive manner that is when you are most probably to concede. It’s took place many situations in the earlier. When coaches feel that they have to drop on a defender to shore up their defence that is when they concede a goal,” Kwabena Agyapong explained to Multi Tv.
“I trust Kwasi Appiah, he is a particular good friend we are colleagues, we grew up together …but I was a bit shocked by some of the possibilities. I want to be pretty frank,” he stated.
Michael Pote gave Benin a shock next-minute lead in the Team F match in advance of ambitions from brothers Andre and Jordan Ayew set Ghana 2-1 ahead at halftime.
But Ghana were stunned in the 55th moment when defender John Boye, previously booked, stepped up to get a absolutely free kick within his very own fifty percent, moved absent to permit a group mate just take it and was specified a 2nd yellow card.
Pote then equalised for Benin with his second of the evening in the 64th moment, diverting a very low shot into the web following a limited corner.
Ghana will subsequent face Cameroon on Saturday in the next Group F video game.