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Official: Otto Addo names Black Stars XI against Nigeria

By Vincent Ashitey
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Black Stars coach Otto Addo has named his starting lineup ahead of the the 2022 World Cup playoff tie against Nigeria.

The coach has kept faith in the line up which played the 0-0 draw first the first leg on Friday in Kumasi.

Otto Addo has handed a starting role to Swindon Town shot-stopper Jojo Wollacott. 

Denis Odoi and Gideon Mensah occupy the right-back and left-back positions respectively, while Alexander Djiku will partner Daniel Amartey in defense.

In midfield, Baba Iddrissu and Thomas Partey will be playing in front of the back four. 

Jordan Ayew, Kudus Mohammed and Fatawu Issahaku are the attacking trio while Felix Afena-Gyan leads the line.

The game will kick off at 5:00 pm GMT at the Moshood Abiola Stadium in Abuja.

Black Stars XI

Jojo Wollacott
Denis Odoi
Daniel Amartey
Alexander Djiku
Gideon Mensah
Baba Idrissu
Thomas Partey
Jordan Ayew
Fatawu Issahaku
Kudus Mohammed
Felix Afena-Gyan


Nigeria XI

Francis Uzoho, Ola Aina, Troost-Ekong, Leon Balogun, Calvin Bassey, Peter Etebo, Frank Onyeka, Joe Aribo, Ademola Lookman, Victor Osimhen, Emmanuel Dennis.