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Sports News of Tuesday, 29 August 2017

Source: footballghana.com

GFA confirms Afriyie Acquah's late invitation to replace Sackey for Congo game

The Ghana Football Association has confirmed the late invitation of midfielder Afriyie Acquah for the 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifier against Congo.

Acquah comes an as a replacement for injured Turkish based player Isaac Sackey.

The Birmingham City target was conspicuously left out of the initial 24-man squad released on Wednesday.

But Ghana coach Kwesi Appiah quickly put a call through to the combative midfielder after it emerged that Sackey had picked up an injury.

Acquah was in action on Sunday as Torino smashed Sassuolo 3-0 in the Serie A.

He is expected to join his Black Stars teammates on Tuesday morning in Kumasi ahead of their first field training later today.

Ghana will play Congo on Friday in their Group E clash at the Baba Yara Stadium.