The Ghana national team will test their battle readiness for next week's Africa Cup of Nations in a warm-up game against a local side in Nelspruit, South Africa on Thursday.
Head coach Milovan Rajevac begins to hatch up a game plan to conquer the continent in Angola after being faced with a high possibility of missing of some regulars.The Serbian has been training with 19 players in Nelspruit since Monday and wants to assess his team's sharpness and assertiveness.
Norway-based Anthony Annan has been ruled out of the friendly match after picking up a groin injury during training.The Black Stars pre-tournament training has been ravaged with news of injuries away from their camping base to some key players.
Ghana will play their last trial match against Nations Cup finalists Malawi on 5 January before leaving for Angola two days later.The four-time champions begin their campaign against Togo on 11 January before playing Ivory Coast and Burkina Faso in Group B. The Africa Cup of Nations runs from 10-31 January.
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