29.10.2020 Football News

2022 Afcon Qualifiers: Ghana To Play Sudan On November 12

By Samuel Ekow Amoasi Appiah
The Black Stars of Ghana players
LISTEN OCT 29, 2020
The Black Stars of Ghana players

The Confederations of African Football [CAF] have scheduled November 12 for the Ghana and Sudan 2022 Africa Cup of Nations [Afcon] qualifiers game.

The game was originally scheduled to take place in March but the outbreak of the novel coronavirus forced Africa's football governing body to postpone the game.

Ghana has, however, won their first two games against South Africa and Sao Tome and will be hoping to maintain their perfect start against the Sudanese.

The Black Stars are leading their group table with 6 points.

However, CK Akonnor, who is the head coach of the team is yet to name his squad for the qualifiers.

The gaffer is in a dilemma after seven players tested positive for coronavirus after Black Stars two friendlies staged in Turkey.

Jordan Ayew, Bernard Mensah, Gideon Mensah, Caleb Ekuban, Attamah Laweh and other players are currently recovering fro the illness.

However, others have also resumed training with their clubs making it difficult for the gaffer to recall the players for the upcoming doubleheader.

Ghana lost Mali in their first friendly game but bounced back to beat Qatar in the final game.

The game will be staged at the Cape Coast Stadium. Senegalese match official, Maguette Ndiaye to officiate the game.

The 33-year-old will be assisted by compatriots El Hadji Malick Samba (Assistant 1), Serigne Cheikh Toure (Assistant II) and Dauda Gueye (fourth official).

Sanusi Mohammed from Nigeria will be the Match Commissioner.

Samuel Ekow Amoasi Appiah
Samuel Ekow Amoasi Appiah

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