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Ghana coach: Egypt had a plan for World Cup

Kwesi Appiah Egypt match

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head coach discussed reasons behind the Black Stars failure to reach the 2018 FIFA World Cup and praised the way managed to achieve a long-awaited dream.

Egypt qualified to the World Cup for the first time since 1990 after finishing on top of group E with 13 points while Ghana finished in third place with seven points.

The Pharaohs defeated Ghana in the first leg match of the qualifiers 2-0, the two teams then had a 1-1 tie in the second leg in the last round of the qualifiers in an encounter that counted for nothing after Egypt secured qualification.

“It’s unfortunate we did not qualify for the World Cup. Every Ghanaian is disappointed we did not qualify,” the coach told Happy FM. “If we come together and access where the fault is, automatically we will be heading forward.”

Appiah pointed out that the Egyptians had a well-executed plan for their qualifying campaign that included a lot of money from investors.

“Egypt for instance, had a plan, they had some many investors putting in some money that they had purposely to qualify for the World Cup,” he explained.

In addition to being a hardcore football fan, Abdelrahman is a communications enthusiast who works in marketing, advertising, content creation and PR.

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