Black Stars players must be ready to sacrifice to win AFCON 2019- Ex- Ghanaian international, George Alhassan

Former Ghanaian international, George Alhassan says players of the senior national team must be willing to sacrifice to win the country its fifth Nations Cup title in Egypt this year.

The Black Stars have not won the prestigious trophy sine last wining it in 1982 in Libya.

They have since reached the finals of the competition three times, in 1992, 2010 and 2015 but are yet to win the elusive fifth title.

George Alhassan, a member of the 1982 team in Libya says it requires some sacrifice from the players to win the AFCON.

“We are all crying to win AFCON again because it been long since we won the trophy. Years without a trophy is worrying . Cameroon weren’t having any trophies when we won the 4th trophy but currently they have won the trophies more than us,” he told Accra-based Happy FM.

“We didn’t have the best preparation when we won that trophy in Libya. What helped us was that we the players were ready to Sacrifice ourselves for the country and we actually love to play football so we did all we could and won the trophy,” he added.

George Alhassan won the Golden Boot at the 1982 Africa Cup of Nations.

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