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03.05.2019 Cup of Nations

AFCON 2019: Coach Kwesi Appiah Urged To Be Bold In His Selection Of Players For Tourney

By Samuel Ekow Amoasi Appiah
AFCON 2019: Coach Kwesi Appiah Urged To Be Bold In His Selection Of Players For Tourney
MAY 3, 2019 CUP OF NATIONS

Former Ghana FA vice president, George Afriyie has implored head coach Kwesi Appiah to be bold and select players who are ready to win the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations.

Ghana are seeking to end their 37 years trophy drought in the upcoming that has been slated on June 21 to July 19 in Egypt.

Ghana have come close to win the ultimate in 1992, 2010 and 2015.

And according to the former Black Stars management committee chairman, Kwesi Appiah’s player selection will be key to Ghana’s AFCON glory only if gets the right players for the job.

''I expect Kwesi Appiah to be bold and select players who look hungrier to win the cup,'' he told Oman FM.

''The second thing is preparation. When we get good preparation which I am sure of considering the plans outlined by the current management committee.''

The Black Stars will pitch camp in UAE before the tournament and are expected to train for about three weeks.

Afriyie also suggested that motivation should be discussed and approved here in Ghana before the team leaves for the tournament.

There have been instances where issues of motivation has been a distraction to the team in the past.

"The last one will be motivation which has to be discussed and approved here in Ghana before the team departs to the tournament."

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