We still have something to fight for, says Ghana coach Appiah

We still have something to fight for, says Ghana coach Appiah

The Black Stars Coach has insisted on the confidence of his charges around to deliver on Saturday in Kampala.

Head coach of Black Stars, Kwesi Appiah, says his players are in "high spirits" ahead of their crucial Federation Internationale de Football Association 2018 World Cup qualifier against Uganda at Mandela National Stadium, Namboole on Saturday. They reportedly have failed to recovery in time for the game.

A win in Kampala is vital for the Black Stars - now placed third in the group with five points from four matches - before their final qualifier against current leaders Egypt, at home in Accra on November 6.

The coach has been forced to bring in five new players to the squad, all set to earn their first caps. Seven members of Kwesi Appiah's 26 squad have been ruled out due to injuries whilst playing for their respective clubs.

Basena replaced Serbian tactician Milutin Sredojevi? early this year and has masterminded Uganda's impressive run in the 2018 World Cup qualifiers where and have a realistic chance of making it to Russian Federation at the expense of Egypt and Ghana.

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The Ballon d'Or trophy is recognised as one of the highest personal accolades a player can receive in the game. Manchester United and Manchester City managers Jose Mourinho and Pep Guardiola were also present at the event.

The Black Stars will play their penultimate match this weekend when they face second-placed Uganda in Kampala.

"We do not care who is coming, and who is not coming to play against us on Saturday".

"We want to go into the game prepared well because it is very vital for both of us at this stage".

Ayew brothers, Jordan and Andre, were left out of the game while skipper Asamoah Gyan, striker Thomas Agyepong, and US-based duo Harrison Afful and Jonathan Mensah will all miss the game due to injuries.

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