Even before they engage South Africa at the Cape Coast Sports Stadium in the first leg of their African Cup of Nations qualifier on Thursday, both coach Kwasi Appian and his skipper, Andre Dede Ayew, are assuring football fans of booking a place in the Cameroun 2021 AFCON tournament.
While coach Appiah said they would reciprocate the gesture of Ghanaians by making them happy when they engage South Africa on Thursday, Dede Ayew has given full assurance that the team would not rest until they booked a place in the Cameroun 2021 tournament.
The team which arrived in Cape Coast on Tuesday have already started training, hoping to be in good shape as they await their opponents in the tough encounter.
In an interview with the media in Cape Coast, Coach Appiah noted :We really appreciate the support Ghanaians have shown us so far; right from Accra, Winneba, Mankessim and Cape Coast. It's now time for us to reciprocate by giving out our best to make our nation happy” .
For his part, Andre Ayew said as leader of the side, he had the responsibility to psyche his colleagues for them to deliver and make the nation proud.
“There is always a responsibility on us to make sure we make our country proud. We accept this responsibility. We won't always get it right, but we are determined to be up there again.
“ You don't play in the national team without pressure...then you don't know what is ahead of you. A football player is one who wants to get back from setback. We want to do much for our country by qualifying from this’, he assured.