- Southampton defender Mohammed Salisu produced a monstrous display on his debut for the Black Stars
- The 23-year-old came on in the second half as Ghana suffered defeat to Brazil in a friendly in France
- Richarlison scored a brace to add to Marquinhos early header as the South Americans recorded a 3-0 victory in La Havre
Mohammed Salisu has been on the lips of Ghanaians after an impressive debut for the Black Stars against Brazil.
The Southampton defender came on in the second half as Ghana prevented Brazil from adding to their three goals scored in the first half.
Salisu was solid preventing Neymar from netting Brazil's fourth late in the game.
Mohammed Salisu is expected to start when Ghana face Nicaragua on Monday in their second friendly of the international break.
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Richarlison scored a brace as Marquinhos added another as the Selacao defeated the four times African champions 3-0 in Le Havre.
How social media reacted to Salisu's performance
I stand on behalf of Ghanaians and render an apology to Mohammed Salisu. We clearly need him more than he needs us, we are sorry
Mohammed Salisu, I’m sorry for not rating you. It was only because of how you stressed us. The GFA didn’t do well mmom but you’ve proved your worth today
@believedesmond also tweeted:
Just these few minutes Mohammed Salisu proved to us why we need him in the black stars team!
Mohammed Salisu should be a guaranteed starter. What a player he is.
Mohammed Salisu single-handedly stopped a brazil full attack. He didn’t need us, We needed him. Solid player.
Mohammed Salisu made his debut for Ghana as a HT substitute - and helped his nation keep a second-half clean sheet vs Brazil!
Mohammed Salisu Is The Greatest Defender In The History Of Ghana Football.
Richarlison nets brace as Brazil beat Ghana in friendly
Earlier, Sports Brief reported that Richarlison netted a first half brace as Brazil cruised to victory against Ghana in their penultimate friendly ahead of the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar.
Paris Saint Germain defender Marquinhos opened the scoring after eight minutes to add to Richarlison double as the South Americans defeated Ghana in Le Havre.
The Selacaos got off to a bright start with Richarlison getting the first chance after just four minutes, but the Tottenham forward missed by inches wide.