Sports News of Sunday, 18 November 2018
Black Stars coach, James Kwasi Appiah has named a strong starting line-up for Ghana’s 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Ethiopia this afternoon.
With Ghana’s chances of qualifying for the tournament heavily hinged on the outcome of this game, Kwasi Appiah has gone for experience and is not leaving anything to chance.
The Ayew brothers, Jordan and Andre Ayew are making their first starts for the Black Stars in over a year while captain Asamoah Gyan is on the bench for the pacy Emmanuel Boateng.
In midfield, Wakaso has been entrusted to marshall the area with Thomas Partey playing a bit upfield in midfield.
Goalkeeper Richard Ofori keeps his place with John Boye expected to provide the needed assurance at the back for the Black Stars.
Ghana defeated Ethiopia 5-0 in the first leg and victory today will be a welcome relief for Kwasi Appiah who lost his last game against Kenya.
The game is at 1 pm GMT.
Here’s Ghana line-up for the game.