Ghana coach shuffles line-up face Malawi
Ghana coach Kwesi Appiah has named Daniel Opare in his starting line-up and Derek Boateng dropped to face Malawi in Saturday’s final round first leg 2013 Nations Cup qualifier.The Standard Liege right-back gets the nod ahead of Samuel Inkoom who is returning to the set-up after missing last month’s friendly against China.
Boateng, who featured in the 2014 FIFA World Cup
double qualifiers against Lesotho and Zambia, will start from the bench. FC Porto whiz kid Christian Astu gets his first start by replacing the FC Dnipro man in a midfield which has Kwadwo Asamoah, Andre Ayew and Anthony Annan.
Captain Asamoah Gyan and Jordan Ayew will lead the attack. Harrison Afful has been selected as left-back and centre-backs are John Boye and Isaac Vorsah. The match will be played at the Accra Sports Stadium at 15: 30 GMT.
Ghana starting line-up:
Adam Kwarasey, Daniel Opare, Harrison Afful, John Boye, Isaac Vorsah, Anthony Annan, Christian Atsu, Jordan Ayew, Asamoah Gyan, Kwadwo Asamoah, Andre Ayew
Substitutes: Samuel Inkoom, Derek Boateng, Jerry Akaminko, Isaac Coffie, Solomon Asante, Emmanuel Clottey, Fatau Dauda