Athletics News of Tuesday, 25 June 2019
Ghana mentor Kwesi Appiah has named 3 debutants Lumor Agbeyenu, Kasim Nuhu and Thomas Agyepong in his starting line-up to experience Benin on Monday night time in their 2019 Africa Cup of Nations opener.
But Inter Milan multipurpose defender Kwadwo Asamoah and the country’s all-time major scorer Asamoah Gyan will commence from the bench.
The trio will be supported by seasoned stars like Jordan Ayew who potential customers the assault with his brother and staff captain Andre supporting him up front.
Appiah has picked out Spain-based mostly duo Mubarak Wakaso and Thomas Partey in the middle of the park.
Maritzburg United No.1 Richard Ofori has maintained his location between the sticks with Andy Yiadom as ideal back again.
Agbeyenu commences as still left back again in advance of Baba Rahman and the centre-again pair will be John Boye and Kasim Nuhu.
In-kind winger Agyepong will get to start regardless of taking part in just 9 matches on personal loan at Hibernian in the Scottish Leading League.
Also on the wings will be Christian Atsu who comes into the event right after an impressive season with Newcastle United in the English Leading League.
The match will be performed at the Ismailia Stadium at 20:00 GMT immediately after the Team opener in between Cameroon and Guinea Bissau.
Ghana’s starting off XI to face Benin: