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Kwesi Appiah's defensive headache

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Black Stars head Coach, Kwesi Appiah, has said that even though he faces defensive headaches with his team, he will not experiment.

Appiah will lead his charges into the crunch first leg World Cup qualifying play-off against Egypt on Tuesday, October 15 at the Baba Yara Stadium in Kumasi.

Speaking to the GFA's official website, Appiah said that his selection for the day will not be based on experimentation.

"This is one area that I have always been striving to improve in the team. Since taking over, I have been bringing in more players so that we are not dependent on just a few.

"In football, you will always get to a stage where you will be missing some players but it's the planning and reaction that shows how good or bad the management of the situation is.

"And if other players had not been given the opportunity and used, it would have been very difficult at this moment. Fortunately for us, we have a very strong group that we can always depend on," said the Black Stars coach.

"No experimentation would be made. We are not going to experiment, we have a clear goal and we know what we want to achieve," he said.

"All the players have had playing times with the team, so it's not going to be a new team. Let's see what everyone can do given the chance."

Ghana will play Egypt on Tuesday, 15 October, 2013 at the Baba Yara Stadium in Kumasi. Kick-off is at 1600 local time.

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