Ghana midfielder Emmanuel Agyemang-Badu says the Black Stars will defeat Egypt in a crucial World Cup playoff today despite the presence of some top stars in the Pharaohs squad in Kumasi.
The Italy-based midfielder is confident the Black Stars will edge past the visitors in the first leg of their World Cup qualifying play-off come today.
According to the 22-year-old midfielder, the Stars are ready for the Egyptians and know the task ahead and what to expect from the Pharaohs tomorrow.
“We know Egypt as a good team and seven-time African champions, so we are looking forward to a strong test against them when we meet,” he said.
“It’s in our hearts to perform well for the nation. We receive a lot of favours than the fans when we win so we are going to do our best to win the match,” Badu added.
He was hopeful that God would see them through to beat the Pharaohs and make the nation proud.
“We the players are much focused and we hope God sees us through so we can be victorious when we play Egypt.”
The Udinese player was part of the history-making Under-20 team that made Ghana proud by winning both the African Youth Championship and FIFA Under-20 World Cup in 2009.
Video of the Emmanuel Agyemang Badu talking ahead of Egypt clash