MinnowsNigercanstillmakeitthroughincasetheybeattitlecontendersGhana,whiletheBlackStarsonlyneedonepointtoqualify,althoughavictorywouldseethemremainatthetopoftheirgroup。

Beforethetournamentfinalsstated,Nigerhadbeenconsideredoneoftheweakestsidesatthe2013AFCONandtheydidn’tdomuchtoshakeofftheunwantedtag。

MenasdidproducetwobattlingperformancesagainstMaliandCongoDR,buthavingfailedtoscoreasinglegoaltheywereveryfortunatetopickuponepointfromthetwomatches。

Thegoodnewsistheyarestillwithinashotofaplaceinthequarter-finals,althoughgiventheyneedtobeatin-formGhanatogothrough,Icertainlywouldn’tbebackingNigertoqualify,eveniftheoddsare7。

00(6/1)atLadbrokes。

BossGernotRohrwillnotbechanginghisgameplanfortheGhanamatchasanothersoliddefensiveshowingwouldallowMenastohittheirmoreillustriousopponentsonthebreak,sodon’texpecttooadventurousapproachfromthenominalhosts。

Withnofreshinjuriestoreport,RohrislikelytostickwiththesamesidethatearnedacredibledrawagainstCongoDR。

Probablestartingline-up(4-2-3-1):DaoudaBachar,Chikoto,DanKowa,FatoukoumaKoudize,SoumailaMaazou,Lancina,IssoufouSidibe。

Evenwithseveralstarplayersmissing,GhanaarrivedinSouthAfricafullofconfidenceandreadytolaunchafreshassaultonthecovetedtitle。

TheBlackStarskicked-offtheircampaigninstyle,scoringeithersideofhalf-timebreaktocreateatwo-goalleadagainstCongoDR,butthecomplacencyendedupcostingthemdearlyastheiropponentsgotbackintothegameandearnedavaluablepoint。

GhanathenfacedadifficultgameagainstaverygoodMaliside,butapartfromtheearlyscarewhengoalkeeperDaudawasalmostsentoff,theycompletelydominatedthematchandfullydeserveda1-0victory。

KwesiAppiah’ssidenowneedjustonemorepointtosecuretheirplaceinthequarter-finals,butawinwouldseethemqualifyfromthetopofthegroup,sobearinmindSkyBetpays1。

44(4/9)onawaywin。

WingerWakasoMubarakmissesoutthroughsuspension,whileRichmondBoakyeisstilloutwithagroinproblem。

CaptainAsamoahGyanhasmissedtrainingonSaturday,butheis,nonetheless,expectedtostartagainstNiger。

Probablestartingline-up(4-2-3-1):DaudaPaintsil,Vorsah,Boye,AffulRabiu,BaduAdomah,K。

Asamoah,AtsuAsamoahGyan。

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