Appiah: We are fired up for Mali
Ghana coach Kwesi Appiah says that they have put their disappointing draw with DR Congo behind them
Posted: 22 January 2013
Time: 2:30 pm
Ghana coach Kwesi Appiah says that they have put their disappointing 2-2 draw with DR Congo at the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations behind them and now all their focus is on beating Mali on Thursday.
The Black Stars threw away a two-goal lead in their opening Group B game on Sunday.
READ: Ghana let lead slip against DRC
Appiah says that morale in camp is high and they are fired up and ready for their second game against Mali at Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium.
"We need to concentrate on the game ahead of us," Appiah told Goal.com. "And we started the psyching already and everything is working very well.
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"It's always good that you look at your team and look at where there are loopholes and stop them from scoring," he said.
"Once you are leading and concede two goals, it's not the best but normally what you need to do is to psyche everyone up.
"It's important that whatever happens, you put it behind and look forward to the next game, which is very, very important. You learn from it and develop from there," he added.
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