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Revealed: Ghana XI against Nicaragua - Inaki starts, Ayew brothers benched

7:27 PM IST 27/09/22
Otto Addo
The Black Stars coach Otto Addo has named his starting team hoping they can be victorious after last week's loss to Brazil.

Ghana have named their starting XI against Nicaragua in an international friendly match at Francisco Artes Carrasco on Tuesday.

The Black Stars lost 3-0 against Brazil on Friday and will be keen to get a positive outcome against the Central American nation.

Orlando Pirates keeper Richard Ofori has replaced Jojo Wollacott in goal. Andre Ayew and his brother Jordan Ayew will start from the bench.

Here is how the Black Stars are lining up:

  • Richard Ofori of Orlando Pirates.

    Richard Ofori

    The Orlando Pirates custodian has a golden opportunity to prove he is better than his rival Wollacott.

  • Mohammed Salisu of Ghana, Brazil's Matheus Cunha

    Mohamed Salisu

    The Southampton defender makes his full debut for the Black Stars and will partner Daniel Amartey at the heart of the Stars' defense

  • Daniel Amartey

    Daniel Amartey

    The bulky 27-year-old has already featured 11 times for the national team this year and it justifies his inclusion against Nicaragua.

  • Alidu Seidu Ghana

    Alidu Seidu

    The France-based defender has been preferred ahead of Tariq Lamptey.

  • Samuel Chukwueze of Nigeria challenges Gideon Mensah of Ghana.

    Gideon Mensah

    The Auxerre left-back completes the back-four.

  • Alexander Diku Iddrisu Baba Ghana

    Iddrisu Baba

    The RCD Mallorca man will be required to provide cover in defence and help keep the shape in midfield.

  • Daniel-Kofi Kyereh Ghana

    Daniel-Kofi Kyereh

    A massive test for Kyereh who has been a regular at Freiburg.

  • Abdul Fatawu Issahaku Ghana

    Abdul Fatawu Issahaku

    The tricky Sporting attacker will be on the wing and will be required to help in defensive duties as well. He has so far made three appearances for his club in the league this campaign.

  • Osman Bukari Ghana 2022

    Osman Bukari

    With Jordan Ayew benched, the Red Star Belgrade winger has a chance to make his case with the national team.

  • Casemiro, Kudus, Brazil v Ghana, Friendly, 23092022

    Mohammed Kudus

    Kudus has been exceptional at Ajax in recent weeks and was in the starting team against Brazil. He has kept his place in the team.

  • Inaki Williams, Ghana

    Inaki Williams

    Williams switched allegiance a couple of weeks ago and after getting a few minutes against Brazil, he will start ahead of Jordan Ayew hoping to get his first goal for the Black Stars.