Sports News of Monday, 10 June 2019
The Courageous Warriors of Namibia have overwhelmed the Black Stars of Ghana by a lone objective in an international pleasant in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), in advance of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) in Egypt.
A 34th-minute intention from Starke Manfred was all that the Namibians necessary to dispatch a Black Stars workforce of Lawrence Ati Zigi, Joseph Attamah, Baba Abdul Rahman, Joseph Aidoo, Jonathan Mensah, Afriyie Acquah, Abdul Fatawu Safui, Yaw Yeboah, Abdul Majeed Waris and Jordan Ayew earning up the commencing eleven.
Ghana has gifted a penalty in the first 50 percent but stars midfielder Christian Atsu shot into the waiting around arms of goalkeeper Lloyd Jr. Kazapua to stop the to start with 50 %.
Coach Kwesi Appiah, who was employing this recreation to assess and determine his ultimate 23 male squad for the 2019 AFCON scheduled from June 21 to July 19, manufactured an overhaul improvements to the workforce in the next 50 percent of the recreation, in a bid to salvage a attract and watch the relaxation of the workforce but all proved futile as the Brave Warriors stood their grounds to protect the lone goal.
Mubarak Wakaso had an option to pull parity for Ghana as a result of a next spot-kick but his effort was also squandered as the Stars fought challenging to redeem a aim but to no avail as the recreation ended by the lone target.
Meanwhile, both of those coaches are expected to announce and submit their last record for the continental showpiece to the Confederation of African Soccer (CAF) by close of working day on Tuesday, June 11, 2019, for all important strategies to be sorted out prior to kick-off of the 32nd biennial match.