You are here: HomeNews2017 01 21Article 502850

Sports News of Saturday, 21 January 2017


AFCON 2017: Black Stars line-up against Mali

Coach Avram Grant has named his starting line-up for today’s AFCON match against Mali in Port Gentil, Gabon.

Razak Braimah will be in post for the Black Stars with Leicester’s Daniel Amartey set to partner John Boye in defence. Harrison Afful and Frank Acheampong to play on the right and left sides of defence respectively.

Thomas Teye Partey and Mubarak Wakaso will be in central midfield with Andre Ayew and Christian Atsu on the flanks.

Captain Asamoah Gyan will lead the attack for the Black Stars this afternoon with Jordan Ayew playing just behind him.

The game is expected to kick off at 4pm GMT at the Stade de Port Gentil.

Ghana XI vs Uganda:

Razak Braimah

Harrison Afful

Frank Acheampong replaces Baba Rahman

John Boye

Daniel Amartey

Mubarak Wakaso

Thomas Partey

Christian Atsu (was man of the match against Uganda)

Asamoah Gyan

Jordan Ayew

Andre Ayew