Former Black Stars captain Stephen Appiah has advised to the Ghana Soccer Affiliation (GFA) to interact former AFCON winners on the right way to finish the AFCON trophy drought.
Appiah opined that the nation wants to seek out an antidote to this trophy and advised that former gamers who’ve skilled the sensation of profitable the trophy in occasions previous ought to be engaged in correct options on the right way to win the AFCON.
“Former gamers, if you converse to them, you may get one thing from them,” Appiah famous.
“They’re skilled so if you ask them about sure opinions; for example, Mohammad Polo, Abedi Pele, Abdul Razak, and the remaining they’ve gained the African Cup earlier than, so you’ll be able to converse to them for recommendation.
“I’m not speaking about myself as a result of have accomplished it earlier than we got here so once I discuss, I don’t discuss Stephen Appiah, belief me, I’ve talked about myself by no means as a result of I believe that there are individuals who got here earlier than us, there are individuals who gained trophies as I discussed, Abedi Pele and the remaining.
“Since 2008, we’ve been to the semi-finals and finals persistently. In 2015, towards Cote d’Ivoire, we had the possibility to win it after they missed their first two penalty kicks, however we couldn’t seize the cup.
“So I believe you[GFA] can invite sure former gamers and ask them ‘what did they do to win the trophy throughout their time and they’re going to give your concepts, you’ll be able to take it or not,” he advised Pleasure Prime
Ghana has gained the AFCON trophy on 4 events, (1963,1965,1978,1982) whiles ending runners up on 5 totally different spells, 1968, 1970,1992, and 2010,2015.
The Black Stars will hope to interrupt their four-decade trophy absence with Chris Hughton set to guide the Black Stars to Ivory Coast subsequent 12 months,2024.