Loading...
Loading Live Scoring...
*All times CAT (GMT+2)
days
:
hours
:
minutes
:
seconds

Football | Ghana

Kwesi Appiah © Action Images

Appiah wary of underdogs



Ghana coach Kwesi Appiah does not believe that the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations title will be a straight fight between the continent's big teams.

Appiah, whose team face Congo DR, Mali and Niger in the group phase, argues that any of the 16 finalists can go all the way.

"I have always said any team that has qualified for the Africa Cup of Nations is a very good team," Appiah said ahead of the Black Stars' trip to Port Elizabeth.

"So there is no way you can underrate anyone. In modern football, there is nothing good or bad," he told the Ghana FA's official website. "The most important thing is you prepare yourself very well for any game you play," he added.

The Stars arrive in Port Elizabeth on Thursday, four days before their opening match at the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations. The Ghana team will leave their training camp in Abu Dhabi on Wednesday and will arrive in the South African capital Johannesburg later in the night.

Ghana will open their quest for a fifth title in the competition against Congo DR on Sunday, before games against Mali and Niger.



Comments

More expert analysis and opinion from Sport24
The opinions expressed by Sport24 experts and bloggers are theirs alone, and do not necessarily represent those of SuperSport

Event Streaming

Channel Streaming

Other Live Streaming

Event Streaming

Channel Streaming

Sports Talk



Abiye Opuamah
Title headed for Manchester
It’s early days yet and any plaudit worth his salt will tell you how imprudent it is to be making...

Dr Errol Sweeney
Was the ref ‘manipulated’?
Fifa have decreed that the World Cup Qualifier (WCQ) between South Africa and Senegal be replayed.

Calvin Emeka Onwuka
Wayne Rooney - A Man United great
It was the summer of 2003 and a few weeks after the 2002-03 premier league season ended with...

Segun Odegbami
Why Cameroon must fall
These are not the best of times for Nigerian football and for those in the business in Nigeria.