Monday , April 23 2018 12:06 am
Home / Sports / Appiah names squad for World Cup double-header against Congo

Appiah names squad for World Cup double-header against Congo

Black Stars Head coach Kwesi Appiah has named a 24-man squad for Ghana’s upcoming World Cup double legged qualifying games against Congo.

The senior national team will host the Red Devils at the Baba Yara Stadium on September 1 before travelling to Brazzaville for the return encounter on September 5.

Former Ghana U-20 goalkeeper Lawrence Ati and Turkey-based duo Joseph Attamah Larweh and Isaac Sackey have also been named in the squad.

Captain Asamoah Gyan and his deputy Andre Ayew have all made the squad for next month’s matches.

The invited players are expected to start arriving in Accra from Monday, August 28 to commence preparations for the two matches against their Congolese counterparts.

 

Below are the players who have been invited:

GOALKEEPERS: Richard Ofori (Martizburg,South Africa), Lawrence Ati (Sochaux, France), Joseph Addo (Aduana FC,Ghana)

 

DEFENDERS: Defenders : Harrison Afful (Columbus,USA) Agbenyenu Lumor (Portimonese, Portugal) Jeffery Schlupp (Crystal Palace, England) John Boye (Sivasspor,Turkey), Daniel Amartey (Leicester,England) Jonathan Mensah (Columbus Crew,USA) Nicholas Opoku (Club Africaine, Tunisia), Joseph Attamah (Bakaksehir, Turkey)

 

MIDFIELDERS: Thomas Partey (Atletico Madrid, Spain), Andre Ayew (West Ham Utd, England), Kwadwo Poku (Miami FC, USA), Christian Atsu (Newcastle United, England), Edwin Gyasi (Aalesund FC, Norway), Gideon Waja (WAFA, Ghana), Alfred Duncan (Sassuolo FC, Italy), Isaac Sackey (Alanyaspor, Turkey), Ebenezer Ofori (Stuttgart, Germany), Thomas Agyepong (NAC Breda, Holland)

 

FORWARDS: Asamoah Gyan (Kayerispor, Turkey), Jordan Ayew (Swansea, UK), Raphael Dwamena (FC Zurich, Switzerland)

Check Also

GPL Analysis: Wa All Stars have most hectic next 5 fixtures of all 16 clubs

It’s gonna be a brutal schedule for the Northern Blues. After checking the next five …

Champions League semi-finals: Liverpool v Roma, Bayern Munich v Real Madrid

Liverpool will play Roma in the Champions League semi-finals, with Bayern Munich facing Real Madrid. …

Ghana athletes boycott over unpaid bonuses

Ghanaian athletes in Australia for the ongoing Commonwealth Games have threatened to boycott the event …

Leave Your Comment

%d bloggers like this: