GHANAsoccernet.com gives you the chance to step into Kwesi Appiah’s shoe and select the men you will field against Egypt’s Pharaohs in this evening’s 2014 World Cup qualifying play-off.
With key alterations set to made in the central defence, there are few experienced defensive options around but you still have to be bold and pick your starters.
Ghana’s absentees: Harrison Afful, Rabiu Mohammed, John Boye, Jonathan Mensah, Isaac Vorsah and Kevin-Prince Boateng. All these players are out with various degrees of injuries.
Here’s our pick for the game.
Our Probable Ghana line-up: Richard Kingson – Samuel Inkoom, David Addy, Jerry Akaminko, Rashid Sumaila – Michael Essien, Kwadwo Asamoah, Sulley Muntari, Andre Ayew – Asamoah Gyan, Abdul Majeed Waris.
You are given the freedom to also select your 11 for Ghana and you 24 options, an average of two players in every position. Maybe you will retain Fatau Dauda in post for the sake of consistency despite his lack of club activity.
Below the full Ghana squad in camp.
Fatau Dauda (Orlando Pirates, South Africa), Adam Kwarasey (Stromgodset, Norway), Richard Kingson (Doxa Katokopias, Cyprus)
Defenders: Samuel Inkoom (Dnipro, Ukraine), Daniel Opare (Standard Liege, Belgium), David Addy (Vitoria Guimaraes, Portugal) Edwin Gyimah (SuperSport United, South Africa), Jerry Akaminko (Eskisehirspor, Turkey),Rashid Sumaila (Mamelodi Sundowns, South Africa),Mohammed Awal.
Midfielders: Michael Essien (Chelsea, England), Emmanuel Frimpong (Arsenal, England) Sulley Muntari (AC Milan, Italy), K Asamoah (Juventus,) Midfielders : Emmanuel Agyemang Badu (Udinese, Italy), Albert Adomah (Middlesbrough, England), Mubarak Wakaso (Rubin Kazan, Russia), Christian Atsu (Vitesse Arnhem, Holland), Andre Ayew (Marseille, France).
Strikers: Asamoah Gyan (Al Ain, UAE), Abdul Majeed Waris (Spartak Moscow, Russia), Jordan Ayew (Marseille, ), Mahatma Otoo (Sogndal, Norway)