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Sports News of Wednesday, 19 June 2019


Mubarak Wakaso vows to return home with AFCON trophy

Wakaso wants to win the 2019 AFCON for Ghana Wakaso wants to win the 2019 AFCON for Ghana

Black Stars midfielder Mubarak Wakaso has vowed the team will do all they can to win the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt.

Ghana are seeking to end their 37-year wait for continental success, having won their last title in 1982.

Kwesi Appiah’s men have been drawn in Group F alongside defending champions Cameroon, Benin and Guinea-Bissau.

The Deportivo Alaves star believes the current crop is finally ready to deliver after coming close in the last six tournaments, having reached the semi-finals, and even going as far as the final in 2010 and 2015.

“We’ve been discussing the AFCON,” Mubarak Wakaso told “How we can make it through to achieve we want.

“We’ll do everything to achieve our goal in this tournament.

“We’re ready for the AFCON per what I’ve seen at training and the camp,” he ended.

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