Sports activities Information of Tuesday, 2 July 2019
It’s acquire or bust for the Black Stars of Ghana as they just take on fewer-fancied Djurtus of Guinea-Bissau in a last Group F tie in the 2019 AFCON.
Force is mounting on the Stars to supply after two successive draws towards Cameroon and Benin and even with a attract staying sufficient to have them as a result of, the Black Stars need to get nowadays to relieve the tension back again residence.
The team has been ravaged by accidents to a few essential players with Newcastle forward Christian Atsu having to cut small his keep with the workforce to undergo procedure at Newcastle.
Thomas Agyepong who experienced harm in the opener against Benin is however out and has been joined on the procedure desk by defender Jonathan Mensah who experienced a good game in opposition to Cameroon.
Not like Ghana who want just a attract to advance, Guinea-Bissau must do the unthinkable by beating just one of the favourites of the event to go by way of to the upcoming round.
Youngster Kwabena Owusu who impressed in a cameo towards Cameroon has been handed a commencing berth along with Samuel Owusu who also had a excellent recreation versus the Indomitable Lions.
Kwadwo Asamoah has returned to the bench although striker Asamoah Gyan has been named on the bench for the 3rd time.
It is the first meeting of the two nations and Ghana are obviously favourites to gain this tie but the Stars can’t afford to pay for to underestimate their opponents who have very little to reduce in this event.
Guinea-Bissau are nevertheless to score in this event but versus a Ghanaian defence that has seemed out of kinds from time to time, they should really fancy their chances.
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