The German-based strategist experienced his most memorable loss with the Black Stars however recognizes his team was second best to the Blue Samurai
Ghana mentor Otto Addo has conceded his team were second best as they drooped to a 4-1 loss to Japan in the initial match of the Kirin Cup at the Noevi Stadium in Kobe on Friday.
Yamane Miki gave Japan a 28th moment lead before Jordan Ayew evened out however that rest was brief as the Japanese reestablished their benefit through Kaoru Mitoma for a 2-1 half-time lead.
Takefusa Kubo then made it 3-1 after the break before Daezen Maeda included further shine the score line to hand Addo his most memorable loss as Ghana mentor.
“A team that has the right to win. I concede that Japan were more grounded.
“Toward the finish of the main half, we likewise made an opportunity and scored a tie goal. Notwithstanding, tragically we got a second goal not long before the end. Indeed, even in the last part, we were battling strong. Nonetheless, from that point forward, a third goal was scored and the force was lost. Japan was an exceptionally quick team with a decent rival,” he added.
I assume I had the option to demonstrate it following 20 minutes in the principal half. In any case, we were unable to cover the delete. We had a pocket wounded. The last period of one-on-one, I was unable to stop the other party.”
“The entire team was great for Japan. Naming one person is hard. It was a generally excellent team. Crosses were shipped off Japan in a steady progression in the case and we were unable to stop the last part.”
The loss is a rude awakening for Addo who up to that point had partaken in a flawless record, beginning with a desolate draw followed by a 1-1 impasse against Nigeria in the World Cup season finisher in prior to beating Madagascar 3-0 and attracting 1-1 with Central African Republic the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers.
Addo likewise got to find out about the nature of his crew against serious areas of strength for an as he plans for the World Cup .
Japan will confront Tunisia in the Cup last after the North Africans beat Chile 2-0 while the South Americans take on Ghana in the third-put season finisher on Tuesday.