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Losing to Namibia didn’t surprise me- Kwasi Appiah



By:brightwebtv.com/nana asare barimah





Black Stars head coach Kwasi Appiah has said his team’s defeat to Namibia in a pre-Afcon friendly game yesterday did not come as a surprised to him.

Ghana fell to a 1-0 defeat to the Southern Africans in Dubai yesterday where the team has been camping for AFCON 2019 since June 1.

Mubarak Wakaso missed a penalty.

Appiah is expected to submit his 23 man squad for the tournament by the end of tomorrow June 11 and will need to drop 5 of the 28 players he has in camp at the moment.

“It wasn’t a surprise at all that we lost. We had been loading them with some heavy training so I thought they were a little bit heavy.

“But Namibia are not minnows themselves. In African football, these days there are no minnows.

“But the essence was to see which players I will select to be part of the final 23 and I think the game gave some of the players a good opportunity to prove themselves,” Appiah said.



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