Head coach of the Ghana Black Stars James Kwasi Appiah, has named his final 23 man squad for the upcoming AFCON which will kickstart on the 24th of June in Egypt.
Coach Appiah dropped, Ebenezer Ofori, Majeed Waris, Mohammed Alhassan, Abdul Fatawu and Yaw Yeboah after camping in Dubai.
The team Captain, André Ayew, will be leading the team to break Ghana’s long cup drought.
The 23 man squad includes;
Goalkeepers: Richard Ofori (Maritzburg United – South Africa), Lawrence Ati-Zigi (Sochaux, Montbeliard – France) and Felix Annan (Kumasi Asante Kotoko – Ghana).
Defenders; Andy Yiadom (Reading – England), Abdul Baba Rahman (Reims – France), Lumor Agbenyenu (Goztepe A.S – Turkey), Kassim Nuhu, (Hoffeinham – Germany,) John Boye (Metz – France), Jonathan Mensah (Columbus Crew SC – USA), Joseph Aidoo (Genk – Belgium), Joseph Attamah (Basaksehir – Turkey)
Midfielders; Mubarak Wakaso (Deportivo Alaves – Spain), Thomas Partey (Atletico Madrid – Spain), Kwadwo Asamoah (Internazionale – Italy), Thomas Agyepong (Hibernian – Scotland), Afriyie Acquah (Empoli – Italy), Andre Ayew (Fenerbahce – Turkey), Christian Atsu (Newcastle United – England), Samuel Owusu (Cukaricki – Serbia).
Attackers; Asamoah Gyan (Kayserispor – Turkey), Jordan Ayew (Crystal Palace – England), Caleb Ekuban (Trabzonspor – Turkey), Kwabena Owusu (Leganes – Spain).
Ghana is houses in Group F alongside Guinea Bissau, Benin and Cameroon.
Brent Kojo Amenuvor