Asamoah Gyan, the captain of Ghana's senior national football team, Black Stars has unreservedly admitted to Ghanaians that the chances of Ghana representing at the 2018 FIFA World Cup look squashed.
This was after YEN.com.gh had reported that he asked Ghanaians to be very hopeful before the match against Congo.
From indications, the Black Star's humbling 1-1 draw at home against the Congo side on Friday seems to have moved Asamoah Gyan to this end.
"It's difficult, honestly it's very difficult. Things didn't go well as expected and we didn't play the way we expected to play like tactically, mentally. I didn't know what went wrong but I will say the desire wasn't there today", Gyan said in a post-match interview.
Ghana Black Stars, who one-time held the star of Africa high as quarter finalists at the 2006 World Cup have sadly played three games in the qualifiers without a win in Group E.
The Black Stars were held in an earlier game against Uganda and lost to Egypt, who are currently atop Group E.
According to Asamoah Gyan, with the current position of Ghana in the group, it would take a much-needed miracle for the country to proceed to the World Cup in Russia.
The Black Stars will face off with Congo again in their home turf of Kinshasha in the return leg of Friday's match.
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