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Daniel Amartey out of Ghana team to face Comoros
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Daniel Amartey out of Ghana team to face Comoros

Ghana defender Daniel Amartey has failed a late fitness test for the FIFA World Cup qualifier against Comoros.The Turkey based player limped out of the game against Madagascar on Friday in Kumasi after a suspected hamstring injury and was left out of training in Moroni on Sunday.Although MRI scans did not reveal any obvious injury, his clinical progress as monitored by the medical team has been rather slow, making him unavailable for the Black Stars ahead of the FIFA World Cup qualifier against Comoros.Amartey, a former Leicester City player who started the opening game in Kumasi was later replaced by Kasim Nuhu.
Chris Hughton names Amartey, Kasim Adams, KamalDeen, Ashimeru in squad for Madagascar, Comoros qualifiers
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Chris Hughton names Amartey, Kasim Adams, KamalDeen, Ashimeru in squad for Madagascar, Comoros qualifiers

Kasim Adams, Daniel Amartey, Osman Bukari and KamalDeen Sulemana have returned to the Black Stars for this month’s FIFA World Cup qualifiers against Madagascar and Comoros.The quartet have been named alongside Captain Andre Ayew, Denis Odoi, Majeed Ashimeru and Baba Idrissu in a 25-man squad for the double header.Ghana will host Madagascar on Friday, November 17, 2023 at the Baba Yara Sports stadium before facing Comoros in Moroni on Tuesday, November 21, 2023.Full Squad:
Bouh Abdel Aziz from Mauritania to handle Comoros vs Ghana World Cup qualifier
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Bouh Abdel Aziz from Mauritania to handle Comoros vs Ghana World Cup qualifier

Bouh Abdel Aziz from Mauritania has been appointed as referee for the FIFA World Cup qualifier between Comoros and Ghana.The 31-year old will be assisted by Diba Hamedine (Assistant I), Youssef Mohamed Mahmoud (Assistant II) and Diou Moussa Alassane (Fourth referee). Efong Nzolo Jérôme from Gabon will work as Referee Assessor while Shongwe William Makinati from Eswatini works as Match Commissioner.The game will take place at Moroni stadium on Tuesday, November 21, 2023 at 19.00Hrs.The two teams last met in the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations in Cameroon where Comoros beat Ghana 3-2 in a Group C encounter on January 19, 2023.Source: GFA COMMUNICATIONS
Baba Yara Sports stadium to host Ghana vs. Madagascar World Cup qualifier
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Baba Yara Sports stadium to host Ghana vs. Madagascar World Cup qualifier

Ghana will open her 2026 FIFA World Cup qualifying campaign against Madagascar at the Baba Yara Sports stadium in Kumasi. According to FIFA, the game is scheduled for 16:00Hrs kick off on Friday, November 17, 2023.The Black Stars will be aiming to kick start the World Cup qualifying campaign on a good note in their quest for another appearance on the World Cup having made it to the last edition in Qatar 2022.Ghana last beat Madagascar 3-0 in a 2023 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier at the Cape Coast stadium in June 2022 and will be looking forward to another victory over the East Africans.Mohammed Kudus, Felix Afena Gyan and Osman Bukari netted for Ghana in the 3-0 win.
Moroni stadium set for Comoros vs. Ghana FIFA World Cup qualifier
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Moroni stadium set for Comoros vs. Ghana FIFA World Cup qualifier

World Football governing body, FIFA has confirmed Moroni as venue for the 2026 World Cup Qualifier between Comoros and Ghana.According to FIFA, the Matchday two World Cup qualifier will take place at Moroni stadium - a multi-use stadium in Comoros that is currently used mostly for athletics competitions.The game is on Tuesday, November 21, 2023 at 19.00Hrs.The two teams last met in the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations in Cameroon where Comoros beat Ghana 3-2 in a Group C encounter on January 19, 2023.
AFCON 2021: Baba Iddrisu ruled out of Comoros tie
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AFCON 2021: Baba Iddrisu ruled out of Comoros tie

Iddrisu Mohammed Baba of Ghana challenged by Denis Bouanga of Gabon during the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations Afcon Finals football match between Gabon and Ghana at Ahmadou Ahidjo Stadium in Yaounde, Cameroon on 14 January 2022 ©Muzi Ntombela/Sports Inc - Photo by Icon sport - Stade Ahmadou Ahidjo - Yaounde (Cameroun)Ghana midfielder Baba Iddrisu has been ruled out of Tuesday’s clash against Comoros due to a hamstring injury.‘’The scan results revealed Oedema in his hamstring and so at the moment he can’t play against Comoros on Tuesday’’ Doctor Adam Baba told ghanafa.org after returning from the Garoua Military hospital on Monday.The RCD Mallorca midfielder limped out of last Friday’s second Group B match against Gabon in Yaounde in the 65th minute of the encounter.B...
Black Stars arrive in Garoua for Comoros test
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Black Stars arrive in Garoua for Comoros test

The Black Stars have arrived in Garoua for their final Group C game against Comoros. Ghana have been playing at the Ahmadou Ahidjo stadium in Yaoundé since the beginning of the Africa Cup of Nations – Cameroon 2021 tournament on Sunday, January 9, 2022.Players, Technical and administrative staff of the team touched down at the Garoua International Airport around 1:35pm on Sunday, January 16, ahead of the tie on Tuesday, January 18, 2022.Ghana have yet to win a match at the on-going competition following a 1-0 loss to Morocco in the opening match and a 1-1 draw against Gabon in their second Group C game. A win on Tuesday would be all but enough to take Ghana through to the knockout stage as one of the third best finishers in the competition.Coach Milovan Raj...