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C. K Akonnor Loses First Match Against Mali After Featuring These Youngsters And New Faces

The Ghanaian National Team on Friday evening lost against fellow African country Mali in a friendly match. The match ended in a 0-3 score against the Black Stars. 

Before the match several issues came into the scene, most Ghanaian football fans were of the view that the Black Stars will lose the encounter because the head coach failed to call some top class players and also featured several youngster and new players. 

The coach included about 6 new players in the starting lineup. Names such as Asamoah Gyan, kwodjo Asamoah, Mubarak Wakaso, Jeffrey Schlupp, Christian Atwi and other top class Ghanaian players were absent on the list. 

Instead he started the match with; Lawrence Ati-Zigi, Gideon Mensah, Tarique Fosu-Henry, Nicholas Opoku, Kassim Nuhu, Alexander Djiku, Bernard Mensah, Thomas Partey, Jordan Ayew, Andre Ayew,Eugene Ansah. 

The Malians possessed the game and won the match in Grand style. 

The Mali national football team took the lead on the 3rd minute through Hamari Traore goal. The Ghanaians tried to equalize before the first half but they failed.

El Bilal Toure added the another goal on the 49th minute to make it 0-2. The Malians ended the match in a 0-3 score after Amadou Haidara scored the last goal on the 75th minute.

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Asamoah Gyan Bernard Mensah Christian Atwi Jeffrey Schlupp Mali

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