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Sports News of Thursday, 6 September 2018

Source: GHANAsoccernet.com

Black Stars to hold final training session in Ethiopia today

The Black Stars of Ghana will hold their final training session in Addis Ababa today ahead of the Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers against Kenya.

The team will train this morning at 9:00 am before leaving for Nairobi for the AFCON qualifiers group E encounter.

All players invited by head coach Kwesi Appiah have reported to camp including Harrison Afful, who arrived on Wednesday from the United States.

The players will be taken through some rigorous exercises after which there will be some training with the balls.

Kwadwo Asamoah will be making his first Black Stars appearance after four years and he is expected to be named the captain of the side.

Meanwhile, Belgium based striker William Owusu could also be making his debut after earning a first call-up to the national team.

Ghana lost the services of experienced defender John Boye and TSG Hoffenheim’s defender Kassim Nuhu are picking up injuries while playing for their respective clubs.

The Black Stars are hoping to continue from where they left off in their 5-0 win against Ethiopia in the opening game of the qualifiers.