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Captain Andre Ayew leads strong Ghana starting XI against Ethiopia in World Cup qualifier

Ghana coach Milovan Rajevac has announced his starting team against Ethiopia in the Group G penultimate game against Ethiopia at the Orlando Sports Stadium in South Africa on Thursday afternoon.

The Black Stars need a win at all cost as that will give them a realistic chance to top the group.

Captain Andre Ayew has returned to the squad after being dropped to the substitute bench in the last game against Zimbabwe in Harare.

Also, striker Richmond Boakye Yiadom who surprisingly had a call up after two years away will lead the attack for Ghana.

Meanwhile, defender Alexander Djiku has been suspended for the game for accumulated yellow cards. In his absence, Celta Vigo defender Joseph Aidoo will fill the void alongside Leicester City star, Daniel Amartey.

Spain based Iddrissu Baba and Ajax playmaker, Mohammed Kudus anchor the midfield with captain Ayew whose brother, Jordan is on the wings, same as Rennes prodigy, Kamaldeen Sulemana.

The game kicks off at 13:00PM GMT.

Ghana Starting XI:

  1. 16 Jojo Wollacot
    2. Andrew Yiadom
    17. Baba Rahman
    15. Joseph Aidoo
    18. Daniel Amartey
    21. Idrrisu Baba
    20. Mohammed Kudus
    9.Jordan Ayew
    10. Andre Ayew (c)
    14. Boakye Yiadom
    22.Kamal Deen

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