Ft: Ghana 1-1 Congo – Africa U17 Championship

Posted On Wednesday, 17th April 2013

Ghana U17 coach Paa Kwesi Fabin has made four changes in his starting line-up to face Congo on Wednesday evening at the 2013 African Junior Championship.

Ghana FA

A disastrous mistake by Ghana goalkeeper Ali Mohammed gave Congo the lead in their Africa U17 Championship match but Yaw Yeboah drew the Black Stars level in the Group B match.

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Ghana U17 coach Paa Kwesi Fabin has made four changes in his starting line-up to face Congo on Wednesday evening at the 2013 African Junior Championship.

Goalkeeper Ali Mohammed will replace the suspended Lawrence Ati in the must-win encounter.

Ati was shown the red card in the Black Starlets previous game against Nigeria, making him ineligible for the match in Morocco.

Kingsley Fobih replaces the injured Yakubu Mohammed in defence as coach Fabin seek to shore up his backline.

Midfielders Gomina Caleb and Yeboah Yaw have also earned starting roles as Ghana seeks to revive its fortunes after the 6-1 thumping against Nigeria.

A victory over Congo will boost the Black Starlets chance of reaching the U17 World Cup.

Ghana’s starting XI: Ali Mohammed, Isaac Twum, Patrick Kojo Asmah, Kingsley Fobi, Nicholas Opoku, Gideon Waja, Paul Asare De-Vries, Caleb Gomina, Emmanuel Oti Essigba, Yaw Yeboah, Thomas Agyepong

Kick-off is 18:30 GMT. You can watch the match live on GHANAsoccernet.com, Ghana’s leading football news website

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