Sports News Mon, 8 Jul 2019

My ambition is to win the trophy – Kwesi Appiah

Black Stars head coach, Kwesi Appiah, says his ambition coming into the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations is to win the competition and remains confident he can achieve that target.

Ghana will face Tunisia on Monday in the Round of 16 clash at the Ismailia Stadium, Egypt.

Despite winning the title 4 times, Ghana has failed to lift the trophy since 1982.

Appiah, who was part of the Ghana team when they last won the AFCON, has now insisted he has ambitions of winning it as a coach.

“The ambition of the Ghanaian team coming into the tournament is to try and win the competition. That has been my ambition, to do the best that I can with my players to achieve this aim.

“Personally, I have total convince in them and we will try and achieve this goal of the team,” Appiah said at his pre-match press conference.

Kick-off for Ghana vs Tunisia is 9pm local time, 19:00GMT.

Source: citisportsonline