Ghanaian players at TP Mazembe to make history

The Ghanaian quintet at DR Congo side TP Mazembe will make history on Sunday morning when they play at the FIFA Club World Cup in their clash against Sanfrecce Hiroshima in the quarter-final clash.

Although no club from Ghana has ever qualified for the tournament being played in Japan, the five Ghanaians in the Congolese side are expected to play a huge role in their campaign.

This represents the highest number of Ghanaians to play in the competition for the best clubs in each continent of the world.

The Ghanaian players with TP Mazembe at the tournament Daniel Nii Adjei, Solomon Asante, Yaw Frimpong, Gladson Awako and Richard Kissi-Boateng.

At least three of them are expected to be in action on Sunday (10:30am Ghana time) when they on Japanese side Sanfrecce in the quarter-final.

A goal in each half from Yusuke Minagawa and Tsukasa Shiotani ensured Sanfrecce beat Auckland City 2-0 at Yokohama International Stadium to advance to the last eight.

Sanfrecce, only crowned J.League winners on Saturday, deserved their win against the Oceanian champions.

The DR Congo outfit were crowned African champions last month.

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