Our Goal Is Victory-Stevanovic
Ghana and Sudan both share top spot of Group I with 13 points apiece and will face off in the ultimate clash at the latter’s backyard in Omdurman. Ghana coach Goran Stevanovic tells Cafonline.com that his team is poised for victory despite the recent performances of his opponents, the Desert Hawks. Cafonline.com: What are your views about the fianl matches of the group phase? Goran Stevanovic: It will be a very tough game for us as well as Sudan. Both teams are in a dicey situation and I am sure we will play to win. Cafonline.com: What is your assessment for your opponent Sudan? Goran Stevanovic: I know them very well and have watched most of their games recently especially at the African Nations Championship (CHAN). I think they are a very good team and are very difficult to beat at home. They have a compact team with good individuial players as well. I have told my players that the game is a very big challenge for them. Cafonline.com: Do you think it will be an easy game for your team? Goran Stevanovic: Not at all. In modern football, it is not easy to predict the outcome of matches not even against the worst ranked team. Cafonline.com: What are your expectations after a 0-0 draw in the reverse fixture? Goran Stevanovic: The 0-0 draw in Kumasi was very difficult for us. We will try to win in Omdurman. I insist that it will be a difficult task. Cafonline.com: How is your team preparing for the crucial encounter? Goran Stevanovic: We camped for three days in Kenya as part of our peparations. We are very well prepared, very contrated and motivated. I am convinced that on Saturday, we will give off our maximum. I have a mixture of Europe and local-based for this game.