Ghana right back, John Paintsil is excited at the unity in camp ahead of the 2013 Afcon qualifier against the Flames of Malawi on Saturday.
The 31-year-old who is making a come back to the team since February will be expected to play a key role in the match.
The Hapoel Tel Aviv player was in line to captain the team but has decided to step down to allow Asamoah Gyan to wear the armband.
" The players were happy to see me agaian, i can see that the motivation and the confidence in camp is very high.
"The Malawi game will be tough and i like how we are approaching it, everyone wants to die for Ghana and the new coach, Kwesi Appiah has brought a lot of good changes, there is no difference between the local ones and the foreign based players," the former Westham United player said.
John Paintsil went on to add that there is no way Malawi can stop Ghana from qualifying to South Africa 2013.
The Black Stars won the first leg 2-0 in Accra last month.