AFCON 2021: “I Make Changes Based On What I Feel” – Ghana Coach Milovan On His Late Substitutions

Ghana head coach Milovan Rajevac has revealed why he always makes late changes when the Black Stars are playing.

The coach has been heavily criticized by Ghanaian football supporters for his late substitutions.

After the Gabon game, the veteran coach revealed he makes decisions based on how he feels after journalist Gary Al-Smith questioned him about his late substitutions.

We have the guys we have. Like any coach, I worry about players getting hurt. So I make my own decisions and stick to them,” he said.

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We had 3 points in our pocket, but same as the first match,” he added. But, as in the first game, we lost attention. So we have one point and will qualify in the last game,” he added.

The Black Stars are yet to win their first AFCON match after two games. They have picked just a point from their second match against Gabon, after losing their opening match 1-0 to Morocco, and they were under pressure to win their remaining two games.

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Ghana sits third after two matches with 1 point and will have to beat Comoros on Tuesday, January 18 at all cost to progress.

The Black Stars are seeking to end their 40 years AFCON drought by winning their 5th trophy, after winning their last trophy in 1982 in Libya.

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Ghana has been to finals on three times after their last trophy, losing to the Ivory Coast on penalties in 1992 and 2015 and were beaten 1-0 by Egypt in Angola 2010.