Black Stars head coach, Kwesi Appiah, has called for support for the team in next year’s World Cup in Brazil.
Ghana is in Group G with Germany, Portugal and the United States and with preparations set to begin for the tournament, fans have expressed some concern at the strength of the other teams in the group but Appiah, speaking in an interview after the draw in Bahia, said the team would benefit from the support because the capabilities of the players are visible.
” The most important thing now is for all Ghanaians to pray for the team so that our players will not suffer any injuries or illness before or during the tournament.
Concerning the games that we will be playing, I do not have any doubts as to what we can do because the players are very competent but the fans must pray and support the team. I have the feeling that there will be a lot of surprises in the World Cup.”
The Black Stars begin their third World Cup campaign against the United States on the 16th of June in Natal and it will be a third meeting between the two sides in the competition with the Black Stars holding two wins in the meetings.
However, Appiah has downplayed the record and has sought to work as hard ever to get another victory in Ghana’s first game.
” The Americans have a good team and we also do. I know that they will fight hard to change that record but we have to also make sure we give our best. Our main is to qualify from the group and we will ensure that we achieve that in Brazil.”