Mali head coach Stephen Keshi has stressed that he does not fear the Black Stars ahead of their 2010 joint Nations Cup/World Cup qualifier in Bamako on 7 June.
The 47-year-old is counting on home support to put the Black Stars to flight and admits the tie will be a difficult.
Keshi who masterminded Togo's qualification to the last world cup in Germany is upbeat of toppling Ghana on top of Group.
"As you all know Ghana is always a good team and we have a lot of respect for them but we are not scared of them," Keshi told Ghanasoccernet.com
"As a footballer and as a coach Ghana is a great team but we will face them squarely on Sunday.
"I am just working with my team and will see what happens on the day and the level of confidence of my team is high," he added.
"I am just working on the confidence of my team and face Ghana on the day.
"I am not God and I am but a magician am just a football coach and so I will not be in a position to know what will happen because in football you never know."