UPDATE: Ghana 1 – 0 Mali

Mubarak Wakaso has put Ghana on the lead in the 38th minute through a spot kick after Emmanuel Agyeman Badu was brought down in the Penalty box.

Kwesi Appiah makes three changes to the team that started Ghana’s previous game for the Group B clash against Mali at the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations.

Isaac Vorsah, Rabiu Mohammed and Harrison Afful make their first starts in this year’s competition as the Black Stars go against Mali on Thursday.

Ghana line up: Fatau Dauda, John Paintsil, Harrison Afful, John Boye, Isaac Vorsah, Rabiu Mohammed, Albert Adomah, Agyemang Badu, Asamoah Gyan, Mubarak Wakasu, Kwadwo Asamoah