Ghana coach Kwesi Appiah says the Black Stars would have preferred a better pitch than what they have seen so far of the Mbombela surface.
Concerns have been voiced about the sand-covered surface at the Mbombela Stadium in Nelspruit since the start of the Africa Cup of Nations.
But ahead of the Wednesday's semi-final against either Burkina Faso or Togo, Appiah says they will see how the pitch stands up.
�We�ve watched other teams playing on that pitch and that�s one of our concerns,� Appiah said on Sunday, a day after Ghana beat Cape Verde 2-0 in the quarter-finals.
�The pitch doesn�t look good. But we haven�t got much choice. We will just have to go there, have a look at it and manage it.�
Appiah also insist that the nature of the pitch will not influence his tactics for the semi-final match.
�I always look at my opponent and how they play and we will adopt a tactic to suit it,� the Ghana coach said.
�My tactics will not be dependent on the pitch.�
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