CK Akonnor names Ghana line up to face Mali today; Eugene Ansah, Djiku and others start

Ghana head coach Charles Kwablan Akonnor has announced his starting line up to battle out with Mali today.

The Black Stars of Ghana are facing their West African counterparts in Turkey in an international friendly. 

Swiss based goalkeeper Lawrence Ati- Zigi gets to start in post for Ghana. This would be Ati-Zigi’s first start for Ghana since June 2018.

The Four-Two -Three-One system will see Brentford winger, Tarique Fosu and Gideon Mensah playing as full backs whiles Nicholas Opoku and Kassim Nuhu play in Central defence. 

French-born Alexander Djiku who has been impressive in training since his arrival, will partner Bernard Mensah in central midfield. 

Captain Andre Ayew and Eugene Ansah will operate on the flanks while Thomas Partey play in the hole behind Jordan Ayew. The game is scheduled to kick off at 8pm Turkish Time 5pm Ghana Time.

 Full line up: Lawrence Ati Zigi, Gideon Mensah, Nicholas Opoku, Kasim Nuhu, Alexander Djiku, Bernard Mensah, Thomas Partey, Jordan Ayew, Andre Ayew, Tariqe Fosu and Eugene Ansah

Source: Opemsuo.com / Sasu Danquah.