Monday, November 29, 1999

FACTBOX - Ghana v Australia

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Ghana play Australia in their second Group D match of the World Cup on Saturday.Where: Royal Bafokeng Stadium, RustenburgCapacity: 44,000When: Saturday June 19, 1600 local (1400 GMT)Referee: Roberto Rosetti (Italy)World ranking: Ghana 32, Australia 20Teams: Likely formation, shirt numbers, age, caps, goals:Ghana (4-4-2) Australia (4-5-1)22-Richard Kingson 32-79-1 1-Mark Schwarzer 37-76-04-John Pantsil 29-56-0 2-Lucas Neill 32-57-05-John Mensah 27-66-0 3-Craig Moore 34-51-315-Isaac Vorsah 21-14-0 11-Scott Chipperfield 34-66-12-Hans Sarpei 33-29-0 8-Luke Wilkshire 28-43-26-Anthony Annan 23-33-0 23-Mark Bresciano 30-55-1111-Sulley Muntari 25-52-16 5-Jason Culina 29-49-113-Dede Ayew 20-22-1 13-Vince Grella 30-46-023-Kevin-Prince Boateng 23-2-0 7-Brett Emerton 31-73-173-Asamoah Gyan 24-40-20 10-Harry Kewell 31-45-1312-Prince Tagoe 23-19-3 9-Josh Kennedy 27-19-7Also available:1-Daniel Agyei 20-3-0 12-Adam Federici 25-1-016-Stephen Ahorlu 21-0-0 21-David Carney 26-25-37-Samuel Inkoom 21-16-0 20-Mark Milligan 24-10-117-Ibrahim Ayew 22-6-0 6-Michael Beauchamp 29-21-18-Jonathan Mensah 19-3-0 14-Brett Holman 26-32-210-Stephen Appiah 29-66-16 16-Carl Valeri 25-23-021-Kwadwo Asamoah 21-16-1 15-Mile Jedinak 25-12-120-Quincy Owusu-Abeyie 24-14-1 19-Richard Garcia 28-8-018-Dominic Adiyiah 20-6-0 22-Dario Vidosic 23-7-114-Matthew Amoah 29-41-11 17-Nikita Rukavytsya 22-5-09-Derek Boateng 27-22-3 18-Eugene Galekovic 29-4-019-Lee Addy 24-11-0Trainer - Milovan Rajevac Pim VerbeekInjured - None NoneSuspended - None 4-Tim Cahill 30-41-20Changes:* Ghana's influential midfielder Sulley Muntari has recovered from a thigh injury and should start against Australia.* Harry Kewell may start in attack in the absence of Tim Cahill, who is suspended following his red card against Germany.Key stats:* This will be the 100th match contested by an African side at a World Cup.* Ghana have never drawn a match at a World Cup.Previous meetings:18.06.95 Sydney Australia 2 Ghana 121.06.95 Adelaide Australia 1 Ghana 024.06.95 Perth Australia 0 Ghana 114.09.96 Durban Australia 2 Ghana 014.11.06 London Australia 1 Ghana 123.05.08 Sydney Australia 1 Ghana 0GROUP D STANDINGS:P W D L F A PTSGermany 1 1 0 0 4 0 3Ghana 1 1 0 0 1 0 3Serbia 1 0 0 1 0 1 0Australia 1 0 0 1 0 4 0ResultsJune 13Germany 4 Australia 0Serbia 0 Ghana 1Next fixturesJune 18Germany v Serbia, Port Elizabeth 1130 GMTJune 19Ghana v Australia, Rustenburg 1400 GMTJune 23Ghana v Germany, Soccer City 1830 GMTAustralia v Serbia, Nelspruit 1830 GMT- - - -(Compiled by Patrick Johnston; Editing by Tom Pilcher; To query or comment on this story email
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