Gaffer of the Black Stars Avram Grant has named Barnsley’s Andy Yiadom in his starting line-up against seven-time AFCON champions Egypt as both sides clash in Group D of the Africa Cup of Nations in Port-Gentil.
Captain of the side Asamoah Gyan will lead the attack with his deputy Andre Ayew playing off him while Emmanuel Agyeman Badu will marshall the midfield with Daniel Amartey.
In the heart of defense, John boye will partner Jonathan Mensah while debutant Andy Yiadom will play as right back as Harrison Afful moves to the left side of defense.
Razak Brimah who was expected to start from the bench has been chosen ahead of Fatau Dauda to stand between the sticks.
Below is the full starting line-up according to the GFA’s official twitter handle:
The Black Stars play Egypt at 7pm.