Gabon coach Paulo Duarte says Ghana can win the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations.
The Portuguese coach is with his team on a training tour of the UAE haven failed to qualify for this monthâ€™s tournament in South Africa.
The ex Burkina Faso coach watched the Black Stars dismantle Egypt in a 3-0 friendly win and again witnessed the great comeback in the 4-2 win over Tunisia.
Duarte now says, haven watched all two of Ghanaâ€™s warm up matches towards the 2013 AFCON that the Black Stars have what it takes to win the tournament in South Africa.
â€œWhy not (when asked about Ghanaâ€™s chances)? Ghana every year is a favourite,â€ he told Angel FM.
â€œThey have a good team, good young players and with quality so why not?â€
The Ghana team will arrive in South Africa on Wednesday where they will immediately move to their base in Port Elizabeth.
The Black Stars will play their Group B opener against DR Congo four days later before facing Mali and Niger in the subsequent group games.
The team aims at winning Ghanaâ€™s first African title in 31-years in South Africa.