Final 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifier: Afful handed armband as Ghana play Egypt

Defender Harrison Afful will captain the Black Stars against Egypt in the final Group E 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifier at the Cape Coast Stadium.

The Alaves ace gets to wear the armband in the absence of injured captain Asamoah Gyan and Andre Ayew who was not invited.

Afful has been playing for the Black stars since Kwesi Appiah was re-appointed.

His rich experience is expected to bolster the Ghana midfield.

Below is Ghana’s CONFIRMED XI against Egypt:

1. Richard Ofori

2. Harrison Afful

3. Lumor Agbenyenu

4. Kassim Nuhu

5. Daniel Amartey

6. Mubarak Wakaso

7. Edwin Gyasi

8. Ebenezer Ofori

9. Raphael Dwamena

10. Godfred Donsah

11. Nana Ampomah

Egypt’s 🇪🇬 XI vs Ghana:

Ekramy

Elmohamady

Rabia

Gabr

Karim Hafez

Sam Morsy

Elneny

Trezeguet

Shikabala

Ramadan

Amr Marie

Check out pictures from Cape Coast Stadium:

source: ghanasoccernet