Atsu optimistic Black Stars will get better



Black Stars winger, Christian Atsu is confident his side will improve in their next Group D game against Mali on Saturday.

Ghana endured a difficult second half against the Cranes of Uganda despite the Black Stars dominating the first half in their opening group match in Port Gentil on Tuesday afternoon.

The former FC Porto winger was voted as Total Man of the Match but failed to control the game in the second half which saw the Cranes creating a lot of chances.

But the Newcastle player believes the Stars will work on their mistakes in improve in their second Group D match.

“I keep working and keep praying to do my best. I was a bit tired but as the tournament goes on we will get better and be able to play for longer periods.” He told Asempa FM

The winger also expressed disappointment with his inability to score after creating several openings and pulling a world-class save from Ugandan goalkeeper, Dennis Onyango.

“Personally I am disappointed I am not on the score sheet. I got great chances to score but the win is all that matters and we are hoping we will be able to score more than just a goal in that game”.

“In 2015 we lost our first game and won the last 2 but this time a win in this game will make things much easier for us.

Ghana leads Group D with 3 points after Mali and Egypt settled for a goalless draw after the Black 1-0 victory over Uganda.

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