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“Home-boy” Jacob Apau makes substitute bench as coach Boadu names squad to face Ashantigold

Winger Jacob Apau has made the substitute bench as coach Samuel Boadu names his starting XI against Ashantigold in the Ghana FA Special Competition on Wednesday. 

Apau, who has been knocked down by an injury, has passed a late fitness test to make the 18-man squad.

The speedster, who is nicknamed ‘home-boy’ returns to the squad for the first time in the Ghana FA Special Competition.

The youngster takes the place of Mark Abila with coach Samuel Boadu keep to keep the side’s impressive home record intact.

Goalkeeper and captain Yaw Ansah maintains his place in the team in the absence of injured Eric Ofori Antwi.

Samuel Appiah, Bright Enchil, Yusif Musah and Daniel Egyin makes the back-four with hugely talented Justice Blay keeping his place at the heart of the park.

Midfield maestro Rashid Nortey takes his place in the team alongside Mathew Essiam.

Experienced Kwame Boateng returns to the squad after missing the games against Berekum Chelsea and Techiman Eleven Wonders.

Sensational striker Tahiru Awudu maintains his position in the team and will spearhead the attack with Isaac Agyenim Boateng.

Medeama will be aiming to bag maximum points and maintain their top position on zone A.

The Mauve and Yellows are two points above second-placed Asante Kotoko.

Starting X1: Yaw Ansah, Samuel Appiah, Bright Enchil, Yusif Musah, Daniel Egyin, Justice Blay, Mathew Essiam, Rashd Nortey, Kwame Boateng, Tahiru Awudu and Isaac Agyenim Boateng.

Subs: Owusu Dacosta, Mershack Odoom, Camara N’guessan,Jasper Nimo, Godfred Sarpong, Clinton Osei and Jacob Apau.