The Squirrels Of Benin would lock horns with Ghana, Cameroon and Guinea-Bissau in Group F. How are they preparing?
Ismail Oluwabiyi is a sports journalist from Benin who spoke about their preparations with Eye FM. He revealed that the coach of Benin has called 23 players on the 28th of May 2019. “They are players that he has been calling for the past six games in the qualifying matches, 95%” “The only surprises in the list are the two local based players he called, a goalkeeper and a right back”
According to him the game against Ghana is the toughest. “We have prospects of qualifying from the group” he revealed when asked whether the team are only going to be participants.
“The President of the country has given the players their qualifying bonuses and has released over 2 million CFA”. “The President would meet the team on Sunday 3rd June and the team would travel on Monday to Morocco to go and pre pare to play two friendly matches” he revealed concerning the preparations of Benin. They would play against Mauritania on the 10th of June 2019 and would play against Guinea on 18th June 2019 in Morocco.
He threw a warning to Ghana to watch out for a 21 years old player know as Tijani Annan who would surprise Ghana.