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AFCON 2019: Injured Atsu ruled out of Ghana's final group game v Guinea-Bissau

AFCON 2019: Injured Atsu ruled out of Ghana's final group game v Guinea-Bissau
Source: Ghana/Joy Sports
Date: 01-07-2019 Time: 11:07:47:am
Christian Atsu injured

Ghana coach Kwesi Appiah has confirmed Christian Atsu will take no part in the Black Stars final group game against Guinea-Bissau at the Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt.

Atsu has been ruled out of the important clash due to injury. 

The Newcastle United winger picked up the injury in the Black Stars goalless stalemate against Cameroon on Saturday.

Defender Jonathan Mensah also sustained a knock in the match. 

“A scan was conducted on the two players – Atsu and Jonathan Mensah – after the game with Cameroon. Atsu’s injury looks a bit serious and he will not be ready for the game but Jonathan will train this afternoon for us to take a final decision,'' Kwesi Appiah said before the Guinea-Bissau game.

The Black Stars injury situation is on the rise as Thomas Agyepong will not be available for selection after injuring himself in the first game against Benin. 

Also out of the game is defender Kassim Nuhu, who is suspended. 

Black Stars must beat Guinea-Bissau on Tuesday to avoid an embarrassing early exit from the competition. 


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