Gyan: Grant under pressure

2015-01-12 13:16
Avram Grant (AFP)
Cape Town - Ghana striker Asamoah Gyan believes there is massive pressure on head coach Avram Grant to deliver at the upcoming 2015 Africa Cup of Nations, reports Football411.

Grant took over the post back in November and the Ghana FA insisted that he merely had to show signs of improvement at this year's tournament in order to properly contend at the 2017 edition.

However, the Black Stars suffered just one defeat in their qualification campaign and there is a feeling within the camp that they can go far in Equatorial Guinea and redeem themselves after a poor World Cup showing.

And Asamoah admits that Grant will be under immense pressure to succeed at the helm of one of Africa's giants.

"Avram Grant knows he is coaching one of the giants in African football," the Black Stars skipper told

"Ghana is a football nation and therefore there will always be pressure."

Ghana are in Group C along with Algeria, South Africa and Senegal and kick off their 2015 AFCON campaign against Senegal on January 19.

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