Black Stars arrive in Abuja ahead of epic clash

The senior national team, the Black Stars arrived in Abuja, Nigeria on Monday evening ahead of their epic clash against the Super Green Eagles of Nigeria.

Information gathered by the GNA Sports reveals that, the team arrived in Abuja by Africa World Airlines at 17:00GMT and trained late in the night at the Moshood Abiola National Stadium – Abuja.

With the exception of Edmund Addo who missed the 1st leg due to injury, all the 26 invited players made the trip to Nigeria.

They included:

Goalkeepers: Lawrence Ati Zigi, Joseph Wollacot, Nurudeen Manaf, and Richard Ofori


Dennis Odoi, Gideon Mensah, Andy Yiadom, Alexander Djiku, Daniel Amartey, Joseph Aidoo, Montari Kamaheni, Mumin Suleman and Dennis Korsah


Idrissu Baba, Mohammed Kudus, Elisha Owusu, Thomas Partey, and Daniel Kofi Kyereh


Felix Afena Gyan, Jordan Ayew, Christopher Antwi Adjei, Issahaku Abdul Fatawu, Kwasi Okyere Wreidt, Osman Bukari, Yaw Yeboah, Joseph Paintsil.

The first leg ended 0-0 at the Baba Yara Stadium in Kumasi last Thursday setting the stage for an epic showdown in Abuja.

Source: Ghana News Agency

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