World Cup 2014: Kwarasey In Post As Jordan Partners Gyan Against USA

Kwesi Appiah has handed Jordan Ayew and Christian Atsu starting roles for Ghana’s World Cup opener against US tonight.

The duo are among six players who get to make their World Cup debut as the Black Stars begin the Group G campaign in Natal at 22:00GMT.

Adam Kwarasey starts in post while Kwadwo Asamoah is included in the defensive unit which is made up of Daniel Opare, Jonathan Mensah and John Boye.

Rabiu Mohammed, another debutant gets to play in midfield alongside Sulley Muntari, Atsu and Andre Ayew.

Captain Asamoah Gyan partner Jordan upfront for Ghana.

Ghana Starting XI

Adam Kwarasey, Daniel Opare, Kwadwo Asamoah, Jonathan Mensah, John Boye, Rabiu Mohammed, Christian Atsu, Sulley Muntari, Jordan Ayew, Asamoah Gyan and Andre Ayew.