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Sports News of Thursday, 25 April 2019


AFCON 2019: Armah Senegal tells Kwesi Appiah to select the 'right players'

Black Stars coach, Kwasi Appiah Black Stars coach, Kwasi Appiah

Former Black Stars defender, Emmanuel Armah Senegal has urged Coach Kwesi Appiah to select the right and fit players to win the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations come next two months

The 32nd edition of this year’s Africa’s prestigious tournament will start from June 21 to July 19 in Egypt.

Ghana have been pitched in Group F of the tournament alongside title holders Cameroon, Benin and Guinea-Bissau.

Kwesi Appiah and his technical team have been charged to win the ultimate but Armah Senegal says Kwesi Appiah can achieve his target of ending Ghana’s 37 years trophy drought only if he picks the right players to represent the country especially fit defenders.

“Ghana can win the AFCON provided we help my playing mate pick the right players for the tournament especially the defenders because he(Kwesi) was a solid defender”, he told Starr Sports.

The Black Stars will be making its 22nd appearance at the 2019 Cup of Nations.