- Black Stars Coach has expressed optimism over Ghana's chances of reaching the World Cup despite a loss to Congo
- Kwesi Appiah says he is committed to ensuring that the Black Stars win all remaining matches
Coach of the senior Black Stars, Kwesi Appiah, says he still has high hopes of the Black Stars making it to the 2018 World Cup despite losing a must win match against Congo on Friday.
Addressing the media moments after the crucial game, the coach revealed that his team is doing everything possible to ensure that it wins all outstanding matches so as to secure a mathematically possible place in the World Cup.
"It's very disappointing to drop points at this crucial stage of the qualifiers but in football you can never say never. The most important thing is to try and do the best you can," he revealed.
The Black Stars of Ghana gave a shameful account of themselves when they played a 1-1 draw with Congo in the qualifier for the 2018 Fifa World Cup in Russia. A first half mistake by Joseph Attamah Larweh saw the Stars go down by a goal when the Congolese player, Thievy Bifouma put the ball beautifully behind the net.
Prior to the Ghana game, the race to top Group E, which guarantees qualification, had been blown wide open by Uganda following the Cranes stunning home victory over Egypt.
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