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Football | Afcon 2017

Asamoah Gyan © Backpagepix

Ghana name 31-man provisional squad



Ghana coach Avram Grant has named a 31-man provisional squad for the Orange Africa Cup of Nations Equatorial Guinea 2015.

Grant handed surprise call-ups to un-capped quartet; Enoch Adu Kofi of Malmo of Sweden, Ibrahim Moro of AIK Stockholm also in Sweden, Daniel Amartey of Danish side, FC Copenhagen and Kwesi Appiah of Cambridge United in England.

Goalkeeper Ernest Sowah of DR Congo side, Don Bosco makes a return to the team just as US-based defender Samuel Inkoom and Alfred Duncan of Italian side, Sampdoria.

The Black Stars are housed in Group C with Algeria, South Africa and Senegal.

The Ghanaians have reached the last four at all four previous tournaments.

Full squad

Goalkeepers: Razak Braimah (Mirandes, Spain), Adams Stephen (Aduana Stars), Fatau Dauda (AshGold) and Ernest Sowah (Don Bosco, DR Congo)

Defenders: Harrison Afful (Esperance, Tunisia), John Boye (Erciyesspor, Turkey), Jonathan Mensah (Evian, France), Jeffery Schlupp (Leicester City, England), Awal Mohammed (Maritzburg, South Africa), Kwabena Adusei (Mpumalanga Black Aces, South Africa), Baba Rahman (Augsburg, Germany), Gyimah Edwin (Mpumalanga Black Aces, South Africa), Samuel Inkoom (Houston Dynamo, USA), Daniel Amartey, (FC Copenhagen, Denmark)

Midfielders: Rabiu Mohammed (Krasnodar, Russia), Emmanuel Agyemang-Badu (Udinese, Italy), Afriyie Acquah (Parma, Italy), Solomon Asante (T.P. Mazembe, DR Congo), Christian Atsu (Everton, England), Mubarak Wakaso (Celtic, Scotland), Andre Ayew (Olympique Marseille, France), Alfred Duncan (Sampdoria, Italy), Albert Adomah (Middlesbrough, England), Frank Acheampong (Anderlecht, Belgium), Adu Kofi (Malmo, Sweden), Ibrahim Moro (AIK Stockholm, Sweden)

Forwards: Jordan Ayew (Lorient, France), Abdul-Majeed Waris (Trabzonspor, Turkey), Asamoah Gyan (Al Ain, UAE), Kwesi Appiah (Cambridge United, England), David Accam (Chicago Fire, USA).

Source: CAF Online



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