Friday Jun 15, 2018. 09:00
Ghana head coach Kwesi Appiah believes that their African rivals Nigeria and Senegal will do effectively on the FIFA 2018 World Cup finals.
Egypt, Tunisia, Morocco, Senegal in addition to Nigeria are the 5 African nations which will take part in the worldwide competitors.
The Black Stars of Ghana failed to qualify for the event after after ending third behind Egypt’s Pharaohs in their qualifying group.
Appiah, who was reappointed Ghana coach final 12 months, tipped the 2 West African nations Senegal and Nigeria to excel in the course of the World Cup which will be hosted by Russia.
“Most of the African countries at the World Cup have got very young squads. And I believe they can surprise many at the tournament,” Kwesi mentioned Ghana Soccer Net.
“Nigeria and Senegal are doing well with young players who want to achieve something,” the 57-year-outdated tactician added.
“They solely want the precise mentality for the event and they will trigger a shock.”
Egypt, Morocco, Tunisia and Nigeria will be hoping to emulate Ghana, Senegal and Cameroon, who stay the one African nations to attain the quarterfinals of the World Cup.
Nigeria’s Super Eagles had been pitted in opposition to Croatia, Argentina and Iceland in Group D. They will start their group marketing campaign in opposition to Croatia on Saturday on the Kaliningrad Stadium.
While Senegal’s Lions of Teranga will be up in opposition to Colombia, Japan and Poland in Group H. They will lock horns with Poland on the Otkritie Arena on Tuesday in their first recreation of the event.