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Sports News of Monday, 8 July 2019


2019 AFCON: Alain Giresse confident Tunisia will upset Ghana

Tunisia coach Alain Giresse believes his team can upset Ghana in today’s round of 16 clash at the Africa Cup of Nations.

The Black Stars face the Carthage Eagles in a mouthwatering encounter at the Ismailia Stadium at 7pm.

Speaking ahead of the match, Giresse said he’s team will look to exploit Ghana’s weaknesses;

“Egypt and Morocco’s exit is a big surprise and we will give everything tomorrow [Monday] to continue in the tournament,” Giresse told the media in Egypt.

“Ghana is a strong and harmonious team. They have competition in most of the positions but we have analyzed them well and we can work on their weak point.”

Tunisia are yet to record a win in the competition. The progressed to the knockout stages as the third best team in Group E after three draws.