Sports News of Sunday, 31 August 2014


Awal Mohammed arrives for Ghana's AFCON qualifiers

South Africa-based defender Awal Mohammed touched down at the Kotoka International Airport on Sunday morning ahead of Ghana’s Africa Cup of Nations double qualifiers.

The Maritzburg United centre-back defender is making a return into the team after missing out on 2014 FIFA World Cup.

Awal has started this season with a bang in the South African Premier Soccer and is desperate to replicate such fine form at the national level.

“All I can say is that it feels good to be back to the to the team and hopefully I can help when called upon,” the former Kotoko defender told

Awal was a member of the Ghana squad which played at the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations.