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17.01.2017 Sports News

Partey, Amartey handed starting roles

Partey, Amartey handed starting roles
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Port-Gentil, Gabon, Jan. 17, GNA - Thomas Partey and Daniel Amartey grabbed starting roles in the Black Stars game against the Cranes of Uganda at the Port-Gentil Sports Stadium in Gabon on Tuesday.

Partey, who is making his debut appearance for Ghana at the competition after picking up a place in the World Cup qualifier against Egypt last year, whilst Amartey also got a place following the injury situation of Jonathan Mensah.

Under-fire Razak Braimah maintained his number position and will man the defence with Baba Rahman, Harrison Afful, Amartey and John Boye.

Partey will partner Mubarak Wakaso in midfield with Christian Atsu supporting, while Asamoah Gyan, Andre Ayew and Jordan Ayew takes up the attacking role.

Ghana will seek to undo Uganda to make their dreams of ending the AFCON trophy draught a reality.


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