The Ghana team has successfully qualified for the Beach Soccer Africa Cup of Nations by beating Kenya 17-4 on aggregate score.
The match was already won in the first leg when Ghana beat Kenya 10-3. They won the second leg 7-1 to book their place in the tournament.
The Ghana coach said that he is happy with the performance of his players and that they showed determination throughout the game. He admitted that there would be tougher games than this one and it is important that the players prepare themselves well.
He said that Ghana has a good team and that the players need to believe in themselves. He believes that his team has a good chance at the Beach Soccer Africa Cup of Nations and that they need to give their best at the tournament.
The coach said that the players are improving steadily and that they are working hard in training. However, there is still some issues that need to be work on in training and that the will be making the necessary changes to help the team progress. For him, there is no reason why the team cannot compete for trophies and that the players should start to aim for higher things.
Ghana has been improving consistently during recent years and has now reached a level where they can compete with the best of Africa in beach soccer. However, they tend to be naïve in big games, and this is what the coach wants to change before the team faces better teams.
Among the other nations that are qualified we have Madagascar, Morocco, Senegal, Egypt, Libya as well as Nigeria. The two finalists of the tournament will be the ones that will be representing Africa at the Beach Soccer World Cup that will be held in the Bahamas in 2017.