Sports News of Tuesday, 14 Might 2019
Ghana coach Kwesi Appiah is anticipated to announce a provisional 26-man squad for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt.
The former Al Khartoum Watani gaffer will settle on his last 23-person squad for the tournament in Egypt soon after two friendlies- one versus South Africa and the second with a but-to-be-named opponent.
Ghana will get started their campaign on June 24 against Benin just before playing Guinea Bissau and Cameroon.
Big curiosity continues to comply with the naming of the 23 adult males who will be tasked to win the title to stop a sprawling 37-calendar year title drought for the West African giants.
Nevertheless, there is a increasing issue around the type of some essential cogs of the workforce forward of the continental showpiece.
A different huge issue for the Black Stars is their atrocious target scoring return from their important forwards forward of the levels of competition, with their woeful tally of much less than 20 objectives.
Andre and Jordan Ayew who are widely expected to lead the line for the staff have been having difficulties put in first rate performances at club degree with the pair failing strike the again of the twine in the previous ten game titles for their respective golf equipment.
Asamoah Gyan, who is described to have been pencilled down by mentor Appiah for the levels of competition inspite of his injury troubles, came off the bench to rating a brace for his club around the weekend.
Nonetheless, stats show the 33-calendar year-old forward has netted only 5 targets in 16 online games at club amount this time period.
The defensive region of the group has also confronted opprobrium over the deficiency of competitive motion for some of the extensively anticipated starters in the staff.
Only John Boye has been consistent in the last nine months for his club FC Metz, primary them to gain promotion to the very first-tier league.
Coach Appiah could have a tough occupation in guiding the workforce to stop their 37-12 months title drought.