AYC 2015: Sai replaces Mutawakilu in Ghana team to face Nigeria

Wednesday 18th March , 2015 3:48 pm

Ghana coach Sellas Tetteh has changed his first choice goalkeeper Mutawakilu Seidu for today African Youth Championship semi-final clash against Nigeria in Dakar.

Seidu was unconvincing in the three Group matches and Tetteh has decided to introduce Berekum Chelsea goalie Michael Sai.

Sai is one of four changes rang in the starting line-up with Joseph Adjei returning to partner Joseph Aidoo in central defence.

Kofi Yeboah, who came off the bench in the 1-0 defeat to Mali, has returned to the starting line-up.

Striker Benjamin Tetteh was rested for the final Group match after recovering from a knee injury.

The match will be played at the Stade Leopold Sedar Senghor Stadium in Dakar where Nigeria were based.

Ghana XI vrs Nigeria:

Michael Sai; Owusu Bempah-Patrick Asmah Joseph Aidoo, Joseph Adjei-Kofi Yeboah, Asiedu Attobrah, Clifford Aboagye, Prosper Kassim-Benjamin Tetteh, Yaw Yeboah,

Nigeria starting lineup:

Enaholo, Muhammed , Abdullahi, Bello, Omega ,Ifeanyi,Idowu, Mathew, Nwobodo, Saleh Awoniyi.




By: Rahman Osman/citifmonline.com/Ghana