Ghanaian Midfielder Agyemang Badu Prefers AFCON Glory Over World Cup Success

Former Ghana midfielder Emmanuel Agyemang Badu says he would rather prefer winning the Africa Cup of Nations than qualifying for the FIFA World Cup.

The U-20 World Cup winner, who currently plies his trade in China with Qingdao Huanghai, revealed that the AFCON trophy is a priority for the players and the country.

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“For me, I will prefer winning the Afcon even more than qualifying to the World Cup, that is my opinion,” Badu told Starr FM.

“I have gone to five Afcons, I won the U20 World Cup, I know what I have gained when I won it.

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“So just imagine after 40 years, if these my brothers there can win the Afcon, it will be a huge impact on their career and for the nation, so I will prefer that.”

Ghana have been draw in Group C of next year’s Africa Cup of Nation alongside Morocco, Gabon and Comoros.

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The country has not won the continental trophy since 1982.

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