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2019 AFCON: Appiah’s provisional squad too massive – Laryea Kingston


Sporting activities Information of Friday, 24 Might 2019

Source: The Finder


Laryea KingstonFormer Ghana Worldwide, Laryea Kingston

Former Ghana International, Laryea Kingston, says Black Stars Coach Kwasi Appiah has picked about the greatest carrying out Ghanaian players throughout the globe in the 29-gentleman provisional squad for the 2019 AFCON.

However, Kingston states picking out a provisional squad of 29 gamers with only a month to the tournament will breed stress and uneasy quiet in the group, thinking of 6 gamers would have to be dropped just before the last 23- squad for the event is announced.

“ I do not have a dilemma with the squad Kwasi Appiah has named, I only anticipated Clifford Aboagye to have been provided a prospect due to the fact he experienced a superior time. My other challenge is the amount of players he has chosen. 29 players are a good deal and there is not a lot of time still left. With this, there will be a ton of rigidity in camp as to who and who will be dropped. The tension won’t make the players come to feel relaxed and appreciate the camping. It’s possible he really should have chosen 25 players so that dropping two will not be much too much of a issue.”

On Wednesday, Might 22, Black Stars Mentor, Kwasi Appiah named a 29-person squad in his provisional list for the 2019 Africa Cup of Country scheduled for Egypt, upcoming month.

The 29 consists of a few goalkeepers, 10 defenders, eleven midfielders and 5 strikers.


Richard Ofori (Maritzburg United, South Africa, Lawrence Ati- Zigi (Sochaux, Montbeliard, France), and Felix Annan (Asante Kotoko, Ghana).


John Boye (Metz, France), Andy Yiadom (Studying, England), Abdul Baba Rahman (Reims, France), Lumor Agbenyenu (Goztepe A.S, Turkey), Kassim Nuhu, (Hoffenheim, Germany,) Jonathan Mensah (Columbus Crew SC, United states of america), Joseph Aidoo (Genk, Belguim), Nuhu Musa (St Gallen, Switzerland), Joseph Attamah (Basaksehir, Turkey), and Mohammed Alhassan (Hearts of Oak, Ghana)


Mubarak Wakaso (Deportivo Alaves, Spain), Thomas Partey (Atletico Madrid, Spain), Kwadwo Asamoah (Internazionle, Italy), Ebenezer Ofori (New York FC, United states of america), Afriyie Acquah (Empoli, Italy), Andre Ayew ( Fenerbache, Turkey), Christian Atsu (Newcastle United, England), Samuel Owusu (Cukaricki, Serbia), Thomas Agyepong (Hibernian, Scotland), Yaw Yeboah (Numancia, Spain), Abdul Fatawu (Asante Kotoko, Ghana).


Asamoah Gyan (Kayserispor, Turkey), Jordan Ayew (Crystal Palace, England), Abdul Majeed Waris ( Nantes, France), Caleb Ekuban (Trabzonspor, Turkey) and Kwabena Owusu (Leganes, Spain).

The team will depart Accra, on Saturday, June 1, for pre-event preparations in Dubai, ahead of the competitors. Of the 29 gamers, the closing 23 will be named to symbolize Ghana at the tournament.

The GFA Normalization Committee has lined up two superior profile preparatory matches for the Black Stars against Namibia and South Africa.

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