Present at the 2010 World Cup in South Africa and in 2014 in Brazil, Ghana will stay home for the 2018 event in Russia. The Blacks Stars failed to qualify. A counter-performance that the coach explained the reasons in an interview with Happy FM.
Ghana was no better than third place in Group E in the 2018 World Cup qualifiers. The Blacks Stars (7 points) stayed behind Uganda (9 points) and Egypt ( 13 points).
Ghana’s national team coach Kwesi Appiah said they had a plan to reach the 2018 FIFA World Cup, but they were unhappy in their attempts. The manager of the Black Stars revealed the reasons why they failed to reach the world and at the same time praised the Egyptian national team. He also pointed out that North Africans had a well-executed plan for their qualifying campaign that included a lot of money from investors.
Egypt qualified for the World Cup for the first time since 1990 after finishing top of Group E with 13 points while Ghana finished in third place with seven points.
« It’s a pity we were not qualified for the World Cup. Every Ghanaian is disappointed not to have been qualified, « Appiah told Happy FM.
« If we get together and get to where the blame is, we will automatically go forward. He continues.
« Egypt, for example, had a plan, they had many investors who were putting money they had voluntarily to qualify for the World Cup. « Says the Ghanaian.