Sports News of Sunday, 18 November 2018
Hello, good afternoon and welcome to our coverage of the 2019 AFCON qualifier between the Black Stars of Ghana and Ethiopia in Adis Ababa this afternoon.
It is a crucial game and Ghana will hope to take all three points today as reflected in the line-up presented by coach Kwasi Appiah.
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.
Stay with us for all the updates.