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Sports News of Thursday, 6 September 2018

Source: GHANAsoccernet.com

No injury worries for Ghana coach Appiah ahead of Kenya clash

Ghana will head into the Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Kenya with a healthy squad after the full squad showed up with no injury problems.

The 20 players invited are all fit for the final training session in Ethiopia before the team leaves for Nairobi for the game on Saturday.

On Wednesday, there were reports Kwadwo Asamoah has suffered a minor injury but the Black Stars returnee has refuted such claims insisting he is fit for the Kenya clash.

The Black Stars are looking to extend their position at the top of group E of the Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers with victory in Kenya.

Meanwhile, 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.

But coach Kwesi Appiah immediately replaced the injured duo with Red Star Belgrade defender Rashid Sumaila.

Ghana won its first game of the group by thrashing Ethiopia 5-0 in Kumasi.