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Former GFA Vice President George Afriyie optimistic Ghana will win 2019 AFCON

Ex-Vice President of the Ghana Football Association (GFA) George Afriyie says the Black Stars stand the chance of clinching the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON).

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Ghana have not won the Africa Cup of Nations since Libya 1982, despite reaching the final on three different occasion, since then.

However, George Afriyie is optimistic the four times champions will end their trophy drought in continental football at Egypt 2019.

"Ghana can win the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations," he told Atinka FM. "Sometimes it's not easy because I remember in 2015, we nearly won the trophy but we failed to convert our chances during the penalty shootout.

"I believe with the right preparation and good timing, I believe we can win the Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt," he added

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The Black Stars will play Kenya in the final AFCON 2019 qualifier in Accra on March 23rd and have also lined up a friendly with Mauritania three days late

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