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04.01.2010 Cup of Nations

Ghana crush another opponent in Nations Cup friendly

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Strikers Asamoah Gyan and world youth best player Dominic Adiyiah grabbed a brace each as Ghana recorded another huge win in their African Cup of Nations friendly, beating a local third division side 8-0 in South Africa on Sunday.

Coach Milovan Rajevac's squad are showing some signs of ruthless ahead of the African Cup of Nations which kicks-off in Angola next week.

This comes after their 9-0 win on Friday in their first friendly against local side giving the Serbian coach the chance to gel his side now dominated by first-time youngsters.

The two sets played for 45 minutes each as the head coach tinkered with the team to fine-tune their preparations.

The first half ended 5-0 with goals from Dede Ayew, Opoku Agyemang, Ransford Osei and a double from Dominic Adiyiah.

Line-up: Daniel Agyei, Samuel Inkoom, Harrison Afful, Jonathan Mensah, Vorsah Isaac, Ransford Osei, Dede Ayew, Dominic Adiyiah, Agyemang Badu, Opoku Agyemang, Moussa Narry.

The second set in what is suspected to be a probable starting line-up in a serious game scored three goals through an Asamoah Gyan brace and a Mathew Amoah goal.

Line-up: Philemon McCarthy/Richard Kingson, Lee Addy, Harrison Afful, Eric Addo, Matthew Amoah, Asamoah Gyan, Haminu Draman, Andre Ayew, Kwadwo Asamoah, Emmanuel Agyemang-Badu, Ibrahim Ayew

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