Confident Black stars coach, Charles Kwablan Akonnor has shockingly revealed that he is not under any pressure ahead of the 2021 AFCON in Cameroon.
The team has been drought for 42 years without ultimate Afcon trophy, the last time Ghana emerged Afcon champions was in 1982.
Former national team skipper has strong believe that his lads for the upcoming Afcon will definitely end the drought.
Ghana were placed in Group C with Morroco, Gabon and Comoros after the group stages draw yesterday in Yaounde, Cameroon.
Speaking to TV3 after the draw, Akonnor said he personally doesn’t feel any pressure to win the country’s 5th AFCON title.
“I think the draw is okay. I didn’t come here [to Cameroon] with expectations of which group I want to be in or not. Nowadays football is evolving and so you cannot expect weaker things.
“We are preparing feverishly for the tournament and the world cup qualifiers and I’m sure we will be ready,” he said.
“I am not under any pressure [to win the tournament]. You guys [the media] give me pressure back home but for me, I’m ok”
Coach Akonnor has been tasked to end the forty –two year trophy in Cameroon.
The 2021 Total Energies Africa Cup of Nations is scheduled for Cameroon from Sunday, January 9 to Sunday, February 6, 2022.