Ghana's coach expects tough semi-final against Equatorial Guinea

Ghana’s head coach Avram Grant
Ghana’s head coach Avram Grant (Photo: AP)
Mohamed Mosselhi
Monday 2 Feb 2015
The Black Stars coach says his side's mission will not be easy against hosts Equatorial Guinea on Thursday's semi-final

Ghana's coach Avram Grant has admitted the difficulty of side mission on Thursday's semi-final against hosts Equatorial Guinea added the Black stars are well prepared for this clash.

The Black Stars have qualified for their fifth consecutive semi-final on Sunday after thrashing Guinea 3-0 in the tournament's quarters thanks to a double from Everton's midfielder Christian Atsu and Kwesi Appiah who scored the third.

On the other hand the hosts stunned Tunisia 2-1 after extra-time in a game that saw a fatal mistake from the referee who awarded the hosts a fake penalty in the last minute of the game.

"We prepare game by game. We did a lot of preparation for this game, and now we start to prepare for Equatorial Guinea,” Ghana coach Avram Grant was quoted as saying by Ghanasoccernet.

"In a tournament like this it is very difficult to play against the home team, but every game is a challenge.

"I think they will feel good because they are playing at home."

Ghana are looking for their first African title since 1982 when the won their last continental title.

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