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Afcon 2021 Qualifiers: Ghana vs South Africa - Key players to watch

12:02 GMT+3 14/11/2019
Thulani Hlatshwayo and Asamoah Gyan
With the Black Stars set to host Bafana Bafana in Cape Coast on Thursday night, Goal takes a look at the five key players to watch

  • Richard Ofori of Ghana

    Richard Ofori

    Ghana's first-choice goalkeeper has been in top form for his PSL club Maritzburg United this season.

    Ofori will be keen to maintain his good form by keeping a clean sheet against South Africa at home.

  • Dean Furman Bafana Bafana v Libya, September 2018

    Dean Furman

    The veteran midfielder remains a key player for South Africa having netted in their recent win over Mali in a friendly match.

    Furman will be hoping to play an instrumental role in helping his nation avoid a defeat in Cape Coast. 

  • Jordan Ayew Ghana Guinea Bissau

    Jordan Ayew

    The marksman has established himself as Ghana's first-choice striker and he has been in good scoring form for his English side Crystal Palace.

    Ayew will be looking to continue his form by scoring and helping the Black Stars secure a win over Bafana Bafana.

  • Percy Tau Bafana Bafana v Libya, September 2018

    Percy Tau

    The versatile attacker remains South Africa's best forward and he has been doing well for his Belgian outfit Club Brugge.

    Tau has the ability to single-handedly inspire Bafana Bafana to a victory over the Black Stars. 

  • Andre Ayew of Ghana

    Andre Ayew

    The Ghana captain leads by example on the field of play and he is usually a source of inspiration to his teammates 

    Ayew will be eager to lead the Black Stars to victory proving coach Kwesi Appiah right for handing him the captaincy.