BlackStars defender Harrison Afful eyes revenge against the U.S national team as the two nations clash in an international friendly slated for July .
As part of preparations for they’re hosting of the Gold Cup tournament which starts on July 7, the United States will play a friendly with the Black Stars of Ghana on July 1 at the Pratt & Whitney Stadium in East Hartford, Connecticut.
Afful and teammate Jonathan Mensah play for Ghana early this summer, they won’t need to travel as far. U.S Soccer announed on Monday.
“You know, last game (in the 2014 World Cup), the US beat us, so we’re just looking forward to having a great game and maybe we beat them this time around,” Afful said. “I think it’s a perfect place to play, especially for us. Hopefully we’ll get a chance, get a call-up and go,”he told.
Ghana’s next World Cup qualifier is Aug. 28 against Congo.
The Columbus Crew star defender Harrison Afful has become a father for the second time after his wife Roberta gave birth to a baby on Tuesday .
Kendrick’s father has made more than 60 appearances for Ghana’s national team, playing most recently for his home country in the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations, where Ghana took fourth.