Ghana skipper, Shafiu Mumuni is hopeful Ghana will defend its title in the ongoing WAFU Championship in Senegal.
The Black Stars B will face Gambia on Tuesday as they begin their title defence in the Competition.
Speaking ahead of the game, the Ashantigold SC striker said the players are motivated and ready do everything possible to defend their title.
“We are well and self-motivated coming into this WAFU, we make sure to maintain our champions status.
“People all around knows about our team, the Senegalese have been saying we will be playing the finals with them because they know what we can do.
“I have hopes in my teammates, I strongly believe we will go far in this tournament, this is a different team altogether.
“The mentally in camp is very positive, all we want is the support and prayers of Ghanaians and believe with this we will bring the trophy to Ghana”
The other game in the group will be between Republic of Benin and Guinea.