Ghana Coach James Kwesi Appiah says he had confidence in his players’ abilities despite the 1-1 tie against Egypt in the last game of Group E’s African World Cup qualifiers.
The Black Stars were drew held by Egypt to a 1-1 draw as Shikabala and Edwin Gyasi registered their names on the scores sheet for their respective countries.
Speaking at a presser after the game, Appiah said, “We dominated the possession during the game and I was confident of my players’ abilities to score the equalizer; with the fans’ support and pressure on the Egyptian players, it happened.”
He added,” I knew I was going to play today’s match with new players. Only three or four players were added to the formation. We are confident of this team and we knew that today’s match was not going to be easy.”
Egypt finish the qualifiers on top of group E with 13 points with four wins, one draw and one loss. Uganda remain in the second place with 9 points, Ghana in the third place with 7 points and the Republic of Congo in the last place with two points.