Sports News of Wednesday, 8 August 2012
The Chinese Football Association has changed the venue of Ghana's friendly from Beijing. The game will now be played at Xi’an’s Shaanxi Shangshi Chengkai Stadium (formerly Shaanxi Stadium) on August 15 the northern state of Xi'an
Although not confirmed by the Ghana FA, reports indicate that the northern city capital will host the friendly at the Shaanshi Provincial Stadium, a newly built Stadium. Check from the Ghana FA website, the GFA made no mention to the switch, which was announced on the Chinese FA's website four days ago.
The match is a preparation and warm-up for the impending African Cup qualifier with Malawi in September and October.
Goalkeepers: Adam Larsen Kwarasey (Strømsgodset, Norway), Daniel Adjei (Liberty Professionals)
Defenders: Lee Addy (Dalian Aerbin, China), Isaac Vorsah (Hoffenheim, Germany), Samuel Inkoom (Dnipro, Ukraine), Jerry Akaminko (Manisaspor, Turkey), Harrison Afful (Esperance, Tunisia), John Mensah (unattached), Daniel Opare (Standard Liege, Belgium)
Midfielders: Andre Ayew (Marseille, France), Kwadwo Asamoah and Richmond Boakye-Yiadom (both Juventus, Italy), Christian Atsu (Rio Ave, Portugal), Derek Boateng (Dnipro, Ukraine), Emmanuel Agyemang-Badu (Udinese, Italy), Anthony Annan (Schalke 04, Germany)
Forwards: Asamoah Gyan (Al Ain, UAE), Abdul Majid Waris (Hacken, Sweden), Emmanuel Clottey (Berekum Chelsea), Jordan Ayew (Marseille, France), Dominic Adiyiah (Dynamo Kiev, Ukraine