Sports activities News of Sunday, 13 September 2020
Source: Ghana Soccernet
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Ghana defender Jonathan Mensah’s stint with the Black Stars would seem to be coming to a shut adhering to the most current announcement by the Ghana FA to identify the new leadership structure for the workforce.
The Columbus Crew captain was dropped from the list of players to direct the nationwide workforce below head mentor Charles Kwabla Akonnor.
Mensah is viewed as as a person of the practical experience gamers in the workforce and his omission plainly shows Akonnor is prepared to do away with some critical figures in the staff these as Asamoah Gyan, Harrison Afful, and John Boye.
A statement from the Ghana FA on the new management composition of the group indicated,
“The Specialized group of the senior nationwide group, the Black Stars, upon a wide session, has taken care of Andre Ayew as Captain of the aspect.
“The Swansea Metropolis attacker who led Ghana to the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt, maintains his placement as leader of the crew in spite of modifications at the specialized realm of the senior nationwide workforce.
”In a connected advancement, Thomas Teye Partey of Atletico Madrid has been appointed as 1st Vice-Captain even though Richard Ofori steps in as 2nd Vice Captain.
“The trio will direct the team as the Black Stars go by the remaining Africa Cup of Nation qualifiers as well as the qualifying games for the 2022 FIFA Planet Cup in Qatar and subsequent tournaments.
With the emergence of some defenders which gives Akonnor a good deal of selections such as Joseph Aidoo (Celta Vigo), Nuhu Adams, Mohammed Salisu between other people, Mensah would have to contemplate his upcoming with the group.
He was a short while ago dropped from Ghana’s 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier in opposition to Sudan which was postponed in March thanks to the coronavirus.
Jonathan Mensah past performed for the Black Stars at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt underneath previous coach Kwesi Appiah.
Ghana was eliminated from the competitors at the spherical of 16 stage by Tunisia.
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