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No fears about meeting Ghana at Afcon – Mauritania coach Martins

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Mauritania coach Corentin Martins doesn’t have any fears regarding the possibility of being pitted against four-time champions Ghana at the africa Cup of nations in Egypt in June.

The Frenchman’s comments come a few days when his side succumbed to a 3-1 defeat to the Black Stars in a friendly match in Accra.

Al-Murabitun are set to make their debut at the continental championship, having beaten 2013 runners-up burkina faso and botswana to complete second in qualifying group I.

“I wouldn’t mind [meeting Ghana at the tournament],” Martins told GTV Sports plus.

“Ghana is a smart footballing nation, I saw them after I came with my team for the WAFU Cup of nations [last year].

“They are a really nice side and have achieved lots in soccer.

“But even as I said timely, apart from the host nation that i would prefer to avoid, I wouldn’t mind facing any team – which includes Ghana.”

The final draw for the 2019 Afcon is slated for April 12.

The tournament, the 32nd edition, is regular to run between june 21 and July 19.

 

 

 

 

 

Source:1familyradio.com

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