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Ghana assistant coach Konadu sure of AFCON title success but prays against injuries

Published on: 17 January 2013

Ghana assistant coach Maxwell Konadu believes the Black Stars can win the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations but he is praying injuries do not stand in their way at the tournament in South Africa.

rule Africa but is crossing his fingers to see all his players stay fit for the finals.

Ghana will arrive in South Africa on Wednesday for the start of the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations in Group B.

With Isaac Vorsah, Anthony Annan, Rabiu Mohammed and Albert Adomah all returning to training after suffering various degrees of injuries during their training camp in Abu Dhabi, Konadu is expressing the hope that the entire team would remain fit.

“We are praying that we will not be having any injuries," Maxwell Konadu said.

"We pray that nobody picks up an injury that prevents him from being part of the games. That’s our only concern. We believe that if all this boys are fit, their level of readiness is unbelievable. So we just pray that nobody picks up any serious injury.”

Having completed preparations, Konadu is very confident that Ghana, with some luck end their long trophy drought, with the last Cup success coming in 1982.

“We believe we can do very well. Especially looking at the way the boys are responding to training. We have no doubts on our minds at all, if everything goes well and according to plan, we don’t see how the Black Stars cant qualify from the group stages.

“We have done our part, as a team we need all the nation and everybody to pray for this team because we know that with a little bit of luck, this team can conquer Africa."

Source: Ghana FA


This article has 4 comment(s), give your comment
  • GH FUO, THINK BIG!!! says:
    January 17, 2013 07:13 am
  • Dr Who says:
    January 17, 2013 07:21 am
    @GH FUO,without conceding a goal?....that can only happen if Kwarasey is not in post.
  • Coconutman says:
    January 17, 2013 08:31 am
    Max God already answered your prayers by making you an Assistant Coach. You can help reduce injuries during practice. Instruct your players to avoid crunching tackles during practice.
  • carruthersman says:
    January 17, 2013 01:46 am
    Ghana for gold come what may. With God on our side, it shall be permanent.