2018 FIFA World Cup qualifiers:
Uganda Vs Ghana (Group E)
VENUE: Mandela National Stadium – Namboole
TIME: 4:00 PM
FEE: 30K – Ordinary, 70K – VIP and 150K – VVIP
Ghana Football National Team, ‘The Black Stars’ are already in country a head of the 2018 FIFA World Cup second last qualifying match against the mighty Uganda Cranes following their arrival on Thursday night (21:10 hours) at Entebbe International Airport.
A team of 30, 21 players and 30 officials, that had camped in Kenya was received by the FUFA Protocol team lead by former Uganda Cranes international Lawrence Kizito and Richard Nandigobe before being was driven to Kampala Serena Hotel as they wait for their final training session this Friday evening.
While talking to the journals that were around, The Black Stars’ head coach Kwesi Appiah, threatened and revealed the readiness his side’s readiness to face the skilled Uganda.
“We are on a building process for a new team, We are here for business……in football, anybody can win, draw or lose.”
The Black stars are missing 5 of their stars whom they did not travel with including Asamoah Gyan, Christian Atsu, Jonathan Mensah, Harrison Afful and Frank Acheampong giving a chance to 5 debutants on the team like Kingsley Sarfo, Abass Mohammed, Kasim Nuhu, defender Vincent Atingaand Isaac Twum.
Full Team that travelled to Uganda:
Goalkeepers: Richard Ofori (Martizburg,South Africa), Lawrence Ati (Sochaux, France), Joseph Addo
Defenders: Daniel Opare (Augsburg, Germany), Agbenyenu Lumor (Portimonese, Portugal), Abass Mohammed
(Harrisburg City, USA), Kasim Nuhu (Young Boys, Switzerland), Daniel Amartey (Leicester,England),
Jonathan Mensah (Columbus Crew,USA), Nicholas Opoku (Club Africain, Tunisia), Vincent Atinga (Hearts of
Midfielders: Thomas Partey (Atletico Madrid, Spain), Joseph Attamah (Bakaksehir, Turkey), Kingsley
Sarfo (Malmo, Sweden) Alfred Duncan (Sassuolo FC, Italy), Ebenezer Ofori (Stuttgart, Germany), Thomas
Agyepong (NAC Breda, Holland), Isaac Twum (Inter Allies), Patrick Twumasi (Astana FC, Kazakhtan)
Forwards: Raphael Dwamena (FC Zurich, Switzerland), John Antwi (Misr Lel-Makkasa, Egypt), Richmond
Boakye Yiadom (Crvena Zvezda, Serbia)