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Agogo aims to make amends


Stars striker Junior Agogo believes Ghana would deliver a result on
Sunday in the 2010 African Nations Cup and World Cup qualifying match
against Gabon.Ghana host Gabon at the Ohene Djan Stadium in Accra in
the reverse fixture of the qualifiers.

Having started the qualifiers with two important victories over
Libya and Lesotho, the Black Stars crushed to a 2-0 defeat to Gabon, a
result which has raised concerns over the team’s form.

Agogo, who came off the bench in the away defeat to Gabon in
Libreville last Saturday, says no team in Group 5 can be underestimated
as he remains hopeful of a positive result for Ghana this Sunday.

“You can’t underestimate any team. It’s not over and we are looking forward to Sunday,” Agogo said.

The away defeat to Gabon has put some pressure on the Black Stars
after getting off to a good start. But Agogo remains convinced the
Black Stars will recover from their shocking defeat and play with
confidence before an expectant home crowd.

“We have to go out there and play with a lot of confidence. We need
the fans to support us. Their voices helps drive anytime we play.
“We need to relax and play our game.”

The striker, who is yet to seal a move to Egyptian side Zamalek
Sporting Club has rejected rumours that he has a preference in a
striking partner.

Junior Agogo has played alongside a number of players upfront since
breaking into the Ghana team but he insists the most important thing is
to work for the team.

“I have to go out there and work for the team. I don’t have any
preference as to who I strike with. It’s about playing for the team and
working hard to achieve something.”


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