After winning their opening game against Comoros, Gabon have the opportunity to validate their ticket for AFCON 2021 round of 16 should they beat Ghana tonight.
The Panthers have their captain and scorer Perre-Emerick Aubameyang fit for this decisive clash as he ercovered from Covid-19 and trained with the group on Thursday night.
Mario Lemina is also back in the team while Gabon will be missing not only his coach Patrice Neveu who tested positive to Covid-19, but also their main central defender Bruno Ecuele who picked up an ankle injury in training yesterday.
Ghana on the other have all of his players fit for this game as per Milovan Rajevac updates on pre-match press conference on Thursday night.
Captain Andre Ayew is expected to start alongside his junior brother Jordan as he is feeling ok after his head injury during the 0-1 loss to the Atlas Lions.
Black Stars are compelled to win this game in order to keep their qualification chances alive for the next round.
Gabon XI : Amonome, Obissa Mboumini, Ecuele Manga, Obiang, Oyono, Lemina, Biyogho Poko, Allevinah, Autchanga, Bouanga, Aubameyang .
Ghana XI : Wollacott – Yiadom, Djiku, Amartey, Baba – Sulemana, Partey, Idrissu, Painstil, J. Ayew, A. Ayew.
Kick off time : 19:00 GMT