Kwarasey starts as Paintsil captains Ghana

Adam Larsen Kwarasey

Fri, 2 Sep 2011 Source: GFA

Competition: 2012 African Nations Cup Qualifier

Teams: Ghana v Swaziland

Venue: Accra Sports Stadium - Accra

Date: September 2, 2011

Time: 18:00 GMT [6:00PM Local Time]

John Paintsil captains Ghana against Swaziland tonight in the Group I qualifier for the 2012 African Nations Cup.

The Leicester City defender starts at right-back for the Black Stars in a backline which consists of Daniel Opare and central defensive duo, Isaac Vorsah and Jonathan Mensah.

Coach Goran Stevanovic has handed Stromgodest goalkeeper, Adam Kwarasey his Ghana debut at the Accra Sports Stadium.

Derek Boateng gets to start in midfield alongside Emmanuel Agyemang-Badu. Andre Ayew and Sulley Muntari play on the flanks in attack.

Asamoah Gyan, who returns from a three-game suspension leads the line and supported by Dominic Adiyiah.

Ghana line up: Adam Kwarasey, John Paintsil, Daniel Opare, Jonathan Mensah, Isaac Vorsah, Derek Boateng, Andre Ayew, Emmanuel Agyeman-Badu, Asamoah Gyan, Dominic Adiyiah, Sulley Muntari,

Reserves: Richard Kingson, Samuel Inkoom, Lee Addy, Kwadwo Asamoah, Anthony Annan, Prince Tagoe, Jordan Ayew

Source: GFA