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Sports News of Friday, 26 March 2021


Ibrahim Tanko names starting line-up for Black Stars B vs Uzbekistan

Black Stars B come up against Uzbekistan Black Stars B come up against Uzbekistan

The Black Stars B this afternoon will take on Uzbekistan in an international friendly in a game that will be the first between the two countries.

The game will be played at the Markaziy Stadion in Namangan at 6:00 pm in Uzbekistan and at exactly 1:00 pm in Ghana.

The Black Stars B arrived in Uzbekistan three days ago and have so far held two training sessions with Coach Ibrahim Tanko set for the game this afternoon.

The game will be LIVE on Max TV and will also be streamed LIVE on their social media handles.

The LIVE streaming will be carried on for our cherished followers to enjoy the feed.

Ghana is set to line up in a 4-3-3 system for the clash this afternoon with U20 AFCON Player of the Tournament Abdul Fatawu Ishaku starting.

Aduana Stars shot-stopper Joseph Addo will start in post for Ghana with a defensive shield of a back-four from Asante Kotoko right-back Christopher Nettey, Samuel Abbey Quaye of Olympics will play at the left-back position while Hearts’ Mohammed Alhassan and Konadu Yiadom of WAFA play at the heart of the defence.

In midfield, Bechem United skipper Moro Salifu will be partnered by Michel Otuo of Olympics and Medeama’s Rashid Nortey.

An attacking trio of Diawisie Taylor of Karela, Kwe Peprah of King Faisal and Fatawu Ishaku will spearhead the team for Ghana.

The game will be played under a temperature of 11°C with likely intermittent precipitation.

Below is Ghana’s Starting XI for the game against Uzbekistan this afternoon.

16. Joseph Addo (GK)

Christopher Nettey
Samuel Abbey Ashie Quaye
Konadu Yiadom
Mohammed Alhassan

Moro Salifu
Michel Otou
Rashid Nortey

Diawusie Taylor
Kwame Peprah
Issahaku Fatawu


Richard Attah 20
William Essu 1
Dennis Korsah 4
Daniel Afriyie Barnie 5
Maxwell Abbey Quaye 7
Agyenim Boateng 8
Percious Boah 19

Coach: Ibrahim Tanko