Athletics News of Monday, 10 June 2019
Household-based gamers, Abdul Fatawu of Kotoko and Hearts of Oak’s Mohammed Alhassan failed to make Coach Kwesi Appiah’s final 23-person squad for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) in Egypt later on this month.
The last list, which was confirmed to the Each day Graphic by Mentor Kwesi Appiah yesterday, also saw striker Abdul Majeed Waris, Black Meteors skipper, Yaw Yeboah and US-based mostly Ebenezer Ofori missing out.
This usually means both equally Fatawu and Alhassan could function in Sunday’s Tier 1 semi-last clash in between Hearts and Kotoko at the Accra Sporting activities Stadium.
The Stars mentor settled on his ultimate squad right after the team’s 1st worldwide welcoming in opposition to the Brave Warriors of Namibia which observed the 2nd string Ghanaian side getting rid of -1 in Dubai very last Sunday.
The 29 players who were being in camp was initial diminished when St Gallen defender, Nuhu Musah, was ruled out by a knee damage very last 7 days Wednesday.
Beneath is the closing 23 players who will characterize Ghana at Egypt 2019 scheduled for June 21 to July 19.
Richard Ofori (Maritzburg United, South Africa), Lawrence Ati Zigi (Sochaux, Montbeliard, France), and Felix Annan (Asante Kotoko, Ghana).
John Boye (Metz, France), Andy Yiadom (Looking through, England), Abdul Baba Rahman (Reims, France), Lumor Agbenyenu (Goztepe A.S, Turkey), Kassim Nuhu, (Hoffeinham, Germany,) Jonathan Mensah (Columbus Crew SC, Usa), Joseph Aidoo (Genk, Belguim), Joseph Attamah (Basaksehir, Turkey).
Mubarak Wakaso (Deportivo Alaves, Spain), Thomas Partey (Atletico Madrid, Spain), Kwadwo Asamoah (Internazionle, Italy), Thomas Agyepong (Hibernian, Scotland), Afriyie Acquah (Empoli, Italy), Andre Ayew (Fenerbahce, Turkey), Christian Atsu (Newcastle United, England), Samuel Owusu (Cukaricki, Serbia).
Asamoah Gyan (Kayserispor, Turkey), Jordan Ayew (Crystal Palace, England), Caleb Ekuban (Trabzonspor, Turkey and Kwabena Owusu (Leganes, Spain).
The Stars will participate in their final pre-AFCON friendly from Bafana Bafana of South Africa on Saturday, in advance of traveling to Egypt for the tournament on June 20.