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Arsenal star Frimpong says Ghana are relaxed for Egypt game

Published on: Oct 10, 2013 at 11:28am
Emmanuel Frimpong

Ghana midfielder Emmanuel Frimpong says the Black Stars are not under pressure ahead of Tuesday's 2014 World Cup playoff against Egypt in Kumasi.

The Black Stars lost 1-0 in their last competitive match against the Pharaohs-at the final of the 2010 Africa Cup of Nations in Angola.

But Ghana 3-0 winners over Egypt in January this year in a pre-Africa Cup of Nations friendly played in Abu Dhabi.

Ghana coach Kwesi Appiah has been denied the services of injured key players- Jonathan Mensah, John Boye, Mohammed Rabiu and Kevin-Prince Boateng.

The 2010 World Cup quarter-finalists need a favourbale result ahead of the return leg which has been tentatively fixed for 19 November.

Frimpong, who is making a return to international football is seven months, has assured victory.

"We know how important the game is," the Arsenal midfielder said.

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