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CK Akonnor names Ghana squad to face Sudan today.


Coach Charles Kwablan Akonnor has announced his squad to battle out with Sudan in the match-day four of th 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers.

The Black Stars are hoping to book themselves a ticket to the next edition of the Africa Cup of Nations with a win over the senior national team of Sudan in today’s clash.

A win over the North African country at the Al Hilal Stadium in Omduram will secure Ghana a place in the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations which will be staged in Cameroon

The Black Stars have so far, recorded an impressive campaign in the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers by winning all three Group C games, scoring five goals and conceding none.

The game is scheduled for 15:00 GMT kick off.

Akonnor has made five changes in his line up that defeated the Sudanese in the first league tie staged in Cape Coast last Thursday.

Team’s captain Andre Ayew is missing the clash due to injury and his brother Jordan Ayew had been handed the armband to lead the Black Stars this afternoon.

China based midfielder Mubarak Wakaso, Nicholas Opoku, Jeffery Schlupp and Caleb Ekuban have been handed a starting berth as Kotoko defender Christopher Nettey dropped to the bench.

Goalkeeper Lawrence Ati-Zigi has been handed a starting place as a replacement for no.1 choice Richard Ofori who has been suspended for the match.

Below is Ghana line up to face Sudan:

Fataw Dauda (GK)

Baba Abdul Rahman

Nicholas Opoku 

John Boye 

Alexander Djiku 

Afriyie Acquah 

Tariqe Fosu 

Jeffrey Schlupp 

Mubarak Wakaso 

Jordan Ayew (C)

Caleb Ekuban