AFCON 2019: Ayew and Ghana need luck to win the Nations Cup

By Football256 Team

Preparing well to win a championship is one thing, but all the best teams in the world need a little bit of luck to claim the Holy Grail.

Black Stars’ skipper Andre Ayew knows this too well as Ghana tries to give another shot at the Nations Cup, a championship they last won in 1982.

“I just hope that the Gods of football will be with us because if you want to win there should be a great fighting spirit,” Ayew told African Feeds, he also added.

“Discipline, focus and above all luck on our side to ensure we sail through. This tournament is going to be a very difficult one for all the teams,” he added.

Ayew also revealed that the Black Stars are well prepared for the tournament and they know what to do in order to win the 2019 Total Africa Cup of Nations.

“We are prepared. We know what we have to do because we have experienced players in the team, so I am confident,” he noted.

Ghana have been drawn in Group F alongside defending champions Cameroon, Benin and Guinea-Bissau, they will start their journey against Benin at the Ismailia Stadium on June 25th.

Ghana squad

Goalkeepers: Richard Ofori (Maritzburg United, South Africa, Lawrence Ati- Zigi (Sochaux, Montbeliard, France), and Felix Annan (Asante Kotoko, Ghana).

Defenders: John Boye (Metz, France), Andy Yiadom (Reading, England, Abdul Baba Rahman (Reims, France), Lumor Agbenyenu (Goztepe A.S, Turkey), Kassim Nuhu, (Hoffenheim, Germany,) Jonathan Mensah (Columbus Crew SC, USA), Joseph Aidoo (Genk, Belgium), Nuhu Musa (St Gallen, Switzerland), Joseph Attamah (Basaksehir, Turkey), and Mohammed Alhassan (Hearts of Oak, Ghana)

Midfielders: Mubarak Wakaso (Deportivo Alaves, Spain), Thomas Partey (Atletico Madrid, Spain), Kwadwo Asamoah (Internazionale, Italy), Ebenezer Ofori (New York FC, USA), Afriyie Acquah (Empoli, Italy), Andre Ayew ( Fenerbache, Turkey), Christian Atsu (Newcastle United, England), Samuel Owusu (Cukaricki, Serbia), Thomas Agyepong (Hibernian, Scotland), Yaw Yeboah (Numancia, Spain), Abdul Fatawu (Asante Kotoko, Ghana).

Strikers: Asamoah Gyan (Kayserispor, Turkey), Jordan Ayew (Crystal Palace, England), Abdul Majeed Waris ( Nantes, France), Caleb Ekuban (Trabzonspor, Turkey and Kwabena Owusu (Leganes, Spain).

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