Black Stars a win away from AFCON qualification

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The Black Stars begin preparations today in Accra for their final two 2015 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers.

Ghana face Uganda in Kampala in a must-win fixture in the penultimate Group E qualifier on Saturday before rounding up the campaign with a home game against Togo four days later.

Stand-in coach Maxwell Konadu will be without captain Asamoah Gyan, who has scored three goals in four games and Kwadwo Asamoah due to injury.

Both players are out for the weekend’s game at the Mandela National Stadium.

However, Konadu expects other players to come to the fore against a strong Ugandan side who pulled a 1-1 with Ghana in the opening match at the Baba Yara Sports Stadium in Kumasi back in September.

A win for the Black Stars, who top the standings with 8 points from four games will see them qualify for the Nations Cup finals for a sixth successive time since 2006.

Ghana’s final match opponents, Togo are second with 6 points. Uganda and Guinea follow with 4 points apiece.

Source: Ghanafa.org

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