BLACK STARS

Appiah announces squad for Congo clash.

FB_IMG_15016621928346241Black Stars head coach; James Kwesi Appiah, has announced his 24-Man squad for the return encounter game against Congo in the 2018 world cup qualifications in September.

With the absence of some big names like Kwadwo Asamoah, Mubarak Wakaso, Agyemang Baddu; the squad also features new faces such as: Lawrence Ati Zigi; a goalkeeper who plies his trade in France for Sochaux, Edwin Gyasi; who plays in Norwegian league for Aalesund FC and two local based players.

Below is the full squad list.

GOALKEEPERS:
Richard Ofori (Martizburg United, South Africa), Lawrence Ati Zigi (Sochaux, France), Joseph Addo (Aduana Stars)

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

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

FORWARDS:
Asamoah Gyan (Kayserispor, Turkey), Jordan Ayew (Swansea City, England), Raphael Dwamena (FC Zurich, Switzerland)

Ghana is currently third (3rd) in group E and will host Congo on September 1; four days before the return leg in Brazzaville.
*WrYta Amenyoh Raphael*

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