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Feb 1, 2015

Ghana revenge dominates Guinea talk



Guinea want their quarter final meeting with Ghana to be all about revenge on Sunday in Malabo.

A place in the semifinal is at stake for the Syli National, who were lucky to win a drawing of lots on Thursday to advance to the last-eight.

The game against the Black Stars will be a rematch between after they also clashed in the qualifiers. Ghana won 3-1 at home and picked a 1-1 draw in Casablanca, where Guinea played home-away-from-home due to the Ebola crisis back home.

Defender and skipper Kamil Zayatte says they have learnt their lessons from these two games and look forward to skinning their more illustrious opposition.

“We made some mistakes against Ghana during the qualifiers. It must teach us a lesson,” said the seasoned player.

“Ghana are one of the big African teams. We played them lately and now it’s time to hold them. We’ll try to do everything to progress.”

Mohamed Yattara, who scored against the Black Stars in the northern Ghanaian city of Tamale, said he expects a very open tie.

“We are going to play against a very good Ghana side, a team who we know well but who also knows us well. I think the game will be very open. We know that we are going to face great players who are used to compete in big competitions,“ he said.

The winners of this clash play the winners of Equatorial Guinea v Tunisia.