Norman Mapeza: ZIMBABWE boss up to pull surprise victory against Ghana despite poor facility handed for training

Zimbabwe coach Norman Mapeza says he is dissatisfied with the Ghana Football Association other their treatment in the West African country but feels his team is ready to play against the Black Stars in the 2022 FIFA World Cup Qualifiers, Group G on Saturday.

The Warriors national who held their first training session in Ghana on Wednesday are disappointed with the pitch they were given to train on.

Mapeza said he not pleased with the conditions of the facility for training but insists he would not let that overshadow their preparations for the match.

“We are all set to play (Saturday’s game against Ghana), but our biggest disappointment is that the training ground we have is not in great condition. An important football nation such as Ghana we expected better.” the gaffer was quoted in the pre-game press conference.

Mapeza is a fan of the tag “underdog” however, he believes that his team will beat Ghana on Saturday.

He said: “Every team is beatable, looking at how smaller teams are winning against the big teams, so it’s possible to beat Ghana.”

Ghana who have three points are trailing South African on top of the table by a point. South Africa play away to Ethiopia this afternoon in the other fixture.

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