Sports Information of Sunday, 9 June 2019
The Black Stars shed 1- to Namibia in their initially pre-AFCON 2019 friendly played at the Jeber Ali Centre of Excellence in Dubai.
Namibia’s Manfred Starke scored the only purpose of the match in the initially half immediately after goalkeeper Lawrence Ati Zigi was not able to seize a shot at the initially attempt.
The Stars experimented with getting back again into the recreation and they ended up afforded a chance with a penalty but Mubarak Wakaso crashed his kick towards the bar.
Ghana head coach Kwesi Appiah employed the match to examination the team’s amount of readiness soon after a 7 days of schooling. In the initial half, he utilised a lineup of :
Ati Zigi, Joseph Attamah, Baba Rahman, Joseph Aidoo, Jonathan Mensah, Afriyie Acquah, Abdul Fatawu, Christian Atsu, Yaw Yeboah, Abdul Majeed Warris, Jordan Ayew.
In the second 50 %, he produced masses of changes to the workforce and used a workforce that experienced:
Felix Annan, Andy Yiadom, Lumor Agbenyenu, Kasim Nuhu, Mohammed Alhassan, Mubarak Wakasso, Ebenezer Ofori, Samuel Owusu, Thomas Agyepong, Kwabena Owusu, and Caleb Ekuban.
The team’s captains, Andre Ayew and Asamoah Gyan, did not aspect in the match.
Kwesi Appiah is envisioned to title his closing 23 players for the event in Egypt in the course of the next week of instruction before a 2nd welcoming with South Africa on June 15.