Grant names starting line up for Congo friendly

Black Stars

Black Stars coach Avram Grant has named his starting line-up for Tuesday’s friendly against the Red Devils of Congo at the newly built Kintele Stadium, Congo.

The friendly game which is aimed at commissioning the new 60,000 capacity stadium will see Ghana parade some relatively new faces against their Congolese counterparts.

Former Asante Kotoko midfielder who received a last minute call up has been handed a starting role alongside Afriyie Acquah.

In defence for the Black Stars are Harrison Afful, Edwin Gyimah, Lawrence Lartey and Baba Rahman with Razak Braimah in post.

Richmond Boakye Yiadom will lead Ghana’s attack with Christian Atsu, Solomon Asante and Bernard Mensah providing support from midfield.

Skipper Asamoah Gyan, Andre Ayew, Jordan Ayew and others will all be on the bench for the game which is set to kick off at 1pm GMT.

Black Stars starting line-up for friendly against Congo:
Razak Braimah, Harrison Afful, Edwin Gyimah, Lawrence Lartey, Baba Rahman, Daniel Nii Adjei, Afriyie Acquah, Christian Atsu, Bernard Mensah, Solomon Asante, Richmond Boakye Yiadom.



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