Assistant coach of the Black Stars, Maxwell Konadu has said the team’s progress to the next stage of the competition was achieved amidst very difficult conditions in the host city of Port-Gentil.
Speaking to the media, the coach said, they had initial problem with accomodation, which was not up to the expected condition coupled with the terrible pitch at the stadium.
“We have a situation here where the training pitches are even better than the pitch for the competition itself.
“It was a very difficult situation which we have to bear with. I am happy the players were able to cope with the situation and have so far given us the best results.He explained.
“We have played two matches and got six points, which has qualified us for the next stage of the competition and the players must take the credit for surviving under these difficult conditions.” He stated.
Coach Konadu was confident the performance of the team will improve in the next game against Egypt because the players have learnt from previous mistakes.
According to the coach, the team will seek to make amends in the next game by ensuring a sustained performance throughout the match.
“We hope to improve on goal scoring in the subsequent games as we seek to go all the way to the finals”. Coach Konadu noted.