Wakaso is starting for the first time in the 2015 Afcon as Agyemang Badu starts from the bench
Ghana coach Avram Grant has tinkered with his line-up ahead of the crunch game against South Africa Tuesday evening.
Midfielder Mubarak Wakaso gets to start for the first time in the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations as Emmanuel Agyemang Badu is relegated to the bench.
Goalkeeper Razak Braimah remains in post with Harrison Afful, Baba Abdul Rahman, Daniel Amartey and Jonathan Mensah shielding him.
In midfield, Parma’s Afriyie Acquah partners Andre Ayew, Christian Atsu and Wakaso. Al Ain striker Asamoah Gyan will be leading in attack with Lorient forward Jordan Ayew.
Black Stars starting XI:
Razak Braimah, Harrison Afful, Baba Abdul Rahman, Daniel Amartey, Jonathan Mensah, Afriyie Acquah, Mubarak Wakaso, Andre Ayew, Christian Atsu, Asamoah Gyan, Jordan Ayew