AFCON 2021 qualifiers: brothers Ayew and Partey named in Ghana’s starting lineup against São Tomé – Ghana Latest football news, live scores, results


Black Stars coach Charles Kwabla Akonnor has named a strong starting lineup to face São Tomé and Príncipe in the final Group C group match of the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers.

Black Stars captain Andre Ayew, Crystal Palace forward Jordan Ayew and Arsenal midfielder Thomas Partey return to the squad after missing South Africa game due to coronavirus quarantine protocols .

Akonnor kept Razak Abalorah in post and the four backs who played against South Africa on Thursday.

Thomas Partey and Osman Bukari replace Afriyie Acquah and Kwame Poku in midfield in today’s starting lineup.

Ajax star Mohammed Kudus, Jordan Ayew and Andre Ayew will lead the attack in this afternoon’s game at Accra Sports Stadium.

Spezia star Emmanuel Gyasi, who made his Black Stars debut against South Africa, has been sacked.

Ghana hope to retain first place with a victory over São Tomé and Principe after qualifying against South Africa on Matchday 5.

Below is the starting line:

Ghana 🇬🇭 XI vs Sao Tome and Principe

16.Razak Abalora

2.Benson Anang

17. Baba Abdul Rahaman

4.Nicolas Opoku

27. Ganiyu Ismail

11.Mubarak Wakaso

5. Thomas Partey

7.Osman Bukari

9. Jordan Ayew

10.Dede Ayew

20. Mohammed Kudus

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