Black Stars face off with DR Congo without Gyan

Black Stars face off with DR Congo without Gyan

The Black Stars of Ghana lineup in a 4-3-3 formation this afternoon in a quarter final clash against DR Congo in the Africa Cup of Nations.   

Black Stars face off with DR Congo without Gyan

Photo By Senyuiedzorm A. Adadevoh

Substantive captain, Asamoah Gyan will be on the bench as West Ham attacker Andre Ayew captains the Stars.

Gyan pulled up during Ghana’s 1-0 defeat to Egypt and with many fearing his tournament might be over, but the experienced forward has made a quicker than expected recovery and will start from the bench.

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Meanwhile, midfielders Thomas Partey and Mubarak Wakaso return to the heart of midfield in addition to Afriyie Acquah who makes his first start of the competition.

The team’s lineup;

R Brimah; F Acheampong, J Boye, D Amartey, H Afful; M Wakaso, A Acquah; A Ayew, T Partey, C Atsu; J Ayew.

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