PHOTOS: Partey, Boateng star as new look Black Stars defeat Japan

Published on: 30 May 2018
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Thomas Partey and Emmanuel Boateng were on target as Ghana cruised to  a 2-0 win in the 2018 World Cup warm-up against Japan on Wednesday.

Despite fielding a depleted side, the Black Stars managed to overcome 2018 FIFA World Cup bound in front of their teeming supporters at the Nissan Stadium.

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In-form Atletico Madrid midfielder Thomas Partey put the West Africans ahead in the 9th minute with a fantastic free-kick after Emmanuel Boateng was brought down by Tomoaki Makino.

Ghana clinched the win in the 51st minute after Emmanuel Boateng was hacked down by goalkeeper Eiji Kwashima in the penalty box - the UD Levante striker stepped up to convert the resulting penalty.

Check out a photo gallery of the game below:

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