The 40-year-old will be in charge of the Black Stars and the Yanks game on June 16 and will be assisted by compatriots Mathias Klasenius and Daniel Warnmark

Sweden referee Jonas Eriksson will be the centre man for the Ghana – USA opener at the 2014 World Cup.

The Black Stars square off with the Stars and Stripes on Monday in Natal in the second Group G game on June 16.

The 40-year-old referee will be assisted on the lines by compatriots Mathias Klasenius and Daniel Warnmark.

Tahiti’s Norbert Hauata is the fourth official.

Eriksson, who is a full time referee, officiated two matches at the Uefa EURO 2012 and the second leg of the CONMEBOL/AFC play-off between Uruguay and Jordan in November 2013.

Ghana’s other group opponents are Germany and Portugal.

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