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We Need To Beat Gambia At All Costs - Ghana Coach

Black Satellites head coach, Karim Zito has set sight on beating The Gambia in the final group C Africa U20 tournament game to book a quarter final place.


The Satellites’ quest for automatic qualification was given a jolt when Morocco held them to goalless draw at the Stade de Nouadhibou in Mauritania on Friday.


Karim Zito wants a must win against The Gambia to book the quarters on Monday February 22.


“I said in my interview before the match against Morocco that this is a match of interest.


“Because Morocco at every level and Ghana is not a joke.


“And we are all in to qualify.


“Anybody who wins today automatically qualifies so it will be match of interest.


“So when you see what has happened today, it is match of equals.


“And then nobody scored so at the end of the day, it suits the game itself.


“I’m ok with the result, so I think it will help Ghana, four points in the game.


“I think still we need to win for us to qualify because we are still leading with goals.


“So I’m ok with the result,” Karim Zito said.


“When we came for the press conference, that this is a match of interest.


“Because anybody who won automatically qualifies into the quarter finals.


“And we saw what happened, we were able to hold them and they were able to hold us.


“At the end of the day, they created more chances than us but they could not make it.


“We also had one or two we could not make it.


“So now we are all concentrating on the next match which is The Gambia.


“So we have to beat The Gambia to top the table.


“This is what we are going to work on on Monday.” Karim Zito added.


The Black Satellites were 4-0 winners over debutants, Tanzania in the opening.


Ghana is the only country to win the FIFA U-20 World Cup when they claimed the title in 2009 in Egypt after beating Brazil on penalty shootouts.

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