Black Stars coach, Otto Addo has said he feels no pressure leading his team to face Nigeria at the World Cup qualifiers in Abuja.
Addo while addressing journalists in Abuja said many things are currently going through his mind but pressure isn’t one of them.
He said leading Ghana to face Nigeria is a privilege and not pressure-intensive as being painted.
“First of all, I have a different definition of pressure,” Addo said. “Pressure, for me, is a privilege to sit here in front of as a coach for the Ghana national team, it’s a privilege. it’s not pressure for me.”
“But surely, we want to qualify and I have told the players to go have fun,” he added. “If you make mistakes, I will take it on myself. First, try to play football, try to score, to win and we give our best.
“We haven’t won anything, so, this is a football ad sometimes, you play good, you lose. Sometimes, you play bad but you can win. So, it’s a privilege to be here, to have the chance to go to the World Cup and we will do everything we can to qualify.”
Nigeria will host the Black Stars in Abuja in front of a sellout crowd at the Moshood Abiola National Stadium, Abuja.
The Super Eagles need a win to book their ticket to the 2022 World Cup in Qatar.