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Sports News of Tuesday, 26 March 2019


U23 AFCON Qualifier: Terkpetey starts as Ghana face Gabon on Tuesday

Ghana U23 coach Ibrahim Tanko has altered his squad to face Gabon in the return fixture of the U23 AFCON Qualifier with Bernard Terkpetey handed a starting role.

The former Schalke 04 striker will be partnered up front by Kwabena Owusu as Ghana hope to record another win to secure qualification to the next phase of the competition.

Terkpetey started from the bench in the first leg in Ghana and scored with his first touch to increase the tally for Ghana who were leading by a lone goal.

Ghana’s line up looks more attacking with Joseph Paintsil and Osman Bukari playing on the flanks.

Tanko kept faith with his first choice goalkeeper Kwame Baah and defensive set up of Musah Nuhu, Zakaria Fuseini, Kingsley Fobi and Gideon Mensah.

Below is Ghana’s starting line up

Kwame Baah

Kingsley Fobi
Gideon Mensah
Musah Nuhu
Zakaria Fuseini

Simon Zibo

Joseph Paintsil
Yaw Yeboah
Osman Bukari

Bernard Terkpetey
Kwabena Owusu

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