Ghana midfielder Mubarak Wakaso has revealed the entire Black Stars team consider their crunch 2014 World Cup against Zambia as their ‘LIFE’.
The Black Stars will be hosting the Chipolopolo in the final Group D match on September 6 knowing avoiding defeat will be just enough to see the team through to the playoff round.
Many players in the Ghana national team are however determined to hand out a severe beating to their opponents to atone for recent painful defeats suffered at the hands of Renard Herve’s team.
And with weeks towards the deciding match to be played in Kumasi, midfielder Mubarak Wakaso says the Black Stars consider the game as their life – fully aware an unexpected defeat will see Ghana crash out of the qualifiers.
“For me this match is really motivating,” he said.
“We have been talking about this game which we consider as our life.
“Because when we win we will remain on the path towards World Cup qualification.
“It is a game we are eagerly awaiting and hopefully we will make it.”
Ghana is chasing a third successive appearance at the World Cup finals following increasing success in Germany and South Africa in 2006 and 2010 respectively.
The Black Stars currently lead Group D by a point going into the final round of matches at the group stage.