Athletics Information of Tuesday, 22 September 2020
Source: Philip Nii Darku Ankrah – Contributor
Ghana’s maiden qualification in the 2006 Earth Cup was a memorable instant when the Black Stars advanced from a tests group including Italy, the Czech Republic and the United States before slipping to Brazil’s sword in the Round of 16.
Nevertheless, in accordance to Former Black Stars defender John Paintsil, their defeat to Brazil in the event was thanks to their inexperience as compared to the Brazilians.
In an interview on ‘Beyond The Pitch’ on GTV Sporting activities In addition, the former Fulham participant mentioned they had a lousy defensive form although the Brazil players have been a lot seasoned as in comparison to the Black Stars gamers.
“I will say we were naïve and inexperienced in the 2006 Planet Cup. We wished to do properly and take pleasure in the video game as very well. But we did not have a great defensive form. The Brazilians have been a great deal knowledgeable in the game. We experienced a very good game but we lost the match, on the other hand, there was a fantastic transition in the 2010 World Cup”.
“We experienced the encounter in 2010, we had gamers from about 4 teams in the event. The 2001 Under-20 World Cup gamers, the group from 2006, as very well and Andrew Ayew’s team.”
“Gamers like Kevin-Prince Boateng also arrived in and they ended up quite strong, energetic great gamers who played at the maximum degree. The structure that the late Ben Koufie set up was a very good one”.
Beyond The Pitch airs each Wednesday at 2 pm on GTV Athletics In addition.
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