Mubarak Wakaso cried at post-match press conference following Ghana’s AFCON exit towards Tunisia
Ghana global Mubarak Wakaso reveals he was shocked by their elimination at the arms of Tunisia at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon), resulting in his psychological breakdown at the submit-match press convention.
Touted among the the event favourites, the Black Stars upset at the match in Egypt pursuing a penalty shootout loss to the Carthage Eagles at the Spherical of 16. The match finished 1-1 after added-time at Ismailia Stadium.
The 29-yr-aged could not maintain back his tears when he faced the media right after profitable the Guy of the Match award, a instant that went viral on social media.
“Sometimes people really don’t understand what we the gamers want,” Wakaso told Angel Tv.
“We were being self-confident of successful the trophy forward of the tournament but our exit was a shock to me.
“The players gave every little thing on the pitch but we failed to development versus Tunisia.
“For me, I couldn’t believe that it due to the fact I wasn’t anticipating that to materialize and the gamers could not think it as properly.”
It was Ghana’s to start with failure to make the Afcon quarter-finals due to the fact 2006.
The disappointment meant the Black Stars would have to wait for at minimum 39 a long time to acquire a senior continental title.
Their very last of 4 Afcon successes arrived at Libya in 1982.
Egypt 2019 was Wakaso’s fourth Afcon event visual appearance.