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We are determined to seal qualification in Abuja - Annor Walker

1 month ago
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Coach Annor Walker is confident that his players are well prepared for the final task against the Super Eagles of Nigeria on Saturday.

After winning the first leg by a 2-0 margin, the Black Galaxies will need a positive result in the return encounter to seal qualification to the 2023 CHAN competition which will be staged in Algeria.

Just after the game in Cape Coast, the Black Galaxies switched focus to the return encounter which will be their last take before achieving their target.

“After The game on Sunday, we went intensified our preparations for the return leg”

“We also played a training match against King Faisal to correct the mistakes we identified  in the first leg”, Coach Annor Walker told Ghanafa.org after the team’s training session in Abuja.

He further stated that the team will adopt a different approach in the second leg in order to match up to the threats of the Nigerians who will be playing in-front of their home crowd.

He however ruled out any complacency on the part of his players  though they have an advantage over the Nigerians.

“As a team we’ve discussed the game and mapped up a strategy for Saturday’s game. We don’t feel we have any advantage over them and winning Saturday’s match will is more important to us than the one we played in Cape Coast”, Coach Annor Walker stressed.

On the injury situation in camp, the Black Galaxies coach mentioned that two players could not make the trip due to injuries they suffered prior to the trip.

“ We had to leave Vincent Atingah and Ampadu in Ghana because of injuries. Atingah suffered a knock in the training match against King Faisal while Ampadu was left out due to a groin injury”.

He however assured Ghanaians that his charges are poised for the game and are determined to end Ghana’s absence from the CHAN competition.

“We are here to win and that it the mentality we have. Am assuring Ghanaians that we will emerge victorious at the end of the day”, he added.

The game will kick off at 1600 GMT at the Moshood Abiola National Stadium in Abuja.