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Black Stars arrive in Nigeria for World Cup playoff decider

Black Stars arrive in Nigeria for World Cup playoff decider

Ghana’s contingent have safely arrived in Abuja for the 2nd leg of the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 play-off tie against Nigeria. The team which departed the Kumasi Airport around 11:30am touched down at 13:30 (Nigeria time).

 

Coach Otto Addo’s men are expected to train at the Moshood Abiola National Stadium – Abuja, at 17:00 GMT.

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, Richard Ofori

Defenders:

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

 Midfielders:

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

Wingers/Strikers:

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.

Credit: Ghana FA 

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