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05.12.2009 Football News

Draw delights Ghana fans

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Fans in Ghana have described the Black Stars Group at next year's World Cup finals as "manageable" and expect the team to go the long haul in the competition.

Ghana open their campaign against Serbia, the country of head coach Milovan Rajevac on June 13 before games against Australia and Germany in Group D.

Football loving fans who monitored the draw live on giant screens at pubs and on television have been to predict a quarter final berth for the West African country.

"We think this Group is cool and we can do better than what we did in Germany and make the country happy," Geraldine Duodu told

"Coach Milo said he didn't like meeting but see what fate has brough to him and he must now show us that he's capable beating his natives. This is our time and I hope the players do not disappointment," Kwame Sarpong, an ardent fan in New Town added.

A lot of fans who phoned-in to radio programmes expressed optimisism that the Black Stars can navigate their path from the Group.  

  Ghana became the first African country to qualify for the 2010 World Cup finals and have been tipped by connoisseurs to hugely impress.


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