Black Satellite Coach, Sellas Tetteh says he expects to have a delicate second Group D game against England at the Ismailia Stadium on Tuesday but yearns for all three points to secure qualification to the next phase of the competition.
The coach believes playing against an English side that thirst after their first three points will be as difficult as any of the teams in the three-week tourney but insist chalking a progressive result is nonnegotiable.
Coach Tetteh told GNA Sports in Ismailia that Ghana are the best outsider contenders for the competition which no African has even won and underscored the essence of posting a decent win every step along the way to prove their credentials as the African Champions.
The injury free Satellites team, according to the coach will maximize their opportunities tomorrow and implement whatever they have learnt to ensure a win against the English who succumbed to a Uruguay late goal in their group opener last Saturday.
Coach Tetteh is full of respect for the English team insisting “every team that has come this far must have done a lot of work and deserves every respect but that respect is incapable of standing between us and victory.”
Ghana came from behind to beat Uzbekistan in their first group game last Saturday and a win over England will improve their chances of progressing to the next stage with their last game against Uruguay later in the week.
The coach has trust in the quality of players that includes skipper Andre Ayew among others to gel and churn out the results for Ghana tomorrow.
“Experienced players like Andre and others push the team a lot and they bring a lot to the team and hopefully, that will be on display tomorrow.”
Tetteh is expected to keep faith with his starting line up that defeated the Asians on Saturday.
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